A new offer from Papa John’s Pizza franchises in Russia is making some people sick, but it’s not the pies themselves.

As part of a new promotion, customers can save money on pizza by entering the name of the long-deceased former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin.

News of the promo code was first published on Facebook by Ilya Klishin, editor-in-chief at the independent TV Rain channel in Moscow

“Papa John’s Pizza has introduced a Josef Stalin promotion code. Enter the name of the dictator and get a Hawaiian or pepperoni pizza,” wrote Klishin, who said his great-grandfather was one of tens of millions of people repressed by the brutal dictator. Read more…

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