Monthly Archives: March 2011

If you go down to Orenburg today, you’re sure of a big surprise

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Pure Awesomeness

This shit never gets old: Thanks to MH for the below info: MOSCOW, March 24 (RIA Novosti)-Russian President Dmitry Medvedev promised a singer from the Southern Siberian republic of Tuva to invite U.S. President Barack Obama to listen to the … Continue reading

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Now Hiring

My favorite quote: “organizing an institute or a scientific center would be a logical continuation of research into the yeti.” Yes, so logical. Yeti Research Institute Planned In Russia After Recent Sightings Officials in west Siberia plan to launch a … Continue reading

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I can’t tell what city this is in:

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Petite Lap Giraffes

Thanks a million to DS for the link: http://www.petitelapgiraffe.com/index.php This is a pretty entertaining website

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Part 7 of Foreign Policy’s profile of Dagestan

This particular segment discusses corruption in the Caucasus and includes a harrowing tale of how a sexual assault case was handled by the justice system. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/03/23/dangerous_graft This guy has shown up quite a bit here since 2011: Two years ago, … Continue reading

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View from Warsaw 20.03.11

To this benighted land of sub-arctic latitude Presenting mirthless birches to all fuckers who intrude From the Eastern oceans to the Kremlin, crimson-hued, Why are you so lovely? Why are you so rude? Yawned the hairy bear, in despotic attitude, … Continue reading

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Georgia, you’re fired!

Shout-out to JH for the article, the text of which is intact, but I truncated it for comic value. Trump Signs Deal to Develop Two Towers in Georgia By CHARLES V. BAGLI and ANDREW E. KRAMER Published: March 10, 2011 … Continue reading

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Risking becoming formulaic, a mountain of relevant material somehow appeared in a single day and I think it is best to ejaculate all the content onto this space in a single go. It’s difficult in fact to keep it all … Continue reading

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Arrrrrr

Pirate Party Refused Registration Over Name 22 March 2011 In a bizarre twist, the Justice Ministry has failed to distinguish between sea rovers and copyright infringers by refusing to register the Russian version of the Pirate Parrrrrty, a global movement … Continue reading

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