Tag Archives: Funny

Ukraine’s Got Talent // Украина мае талант

Based on recent events, we need no reminder of the vitality of the Ukrainian people, but a cheap internet meme has been going around under the heading “The Real Reason Putin Invaded Ukraine”, focusing on World’s Greatest Pole Dancer Anastasia … Continue reading

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So rare that it looks like a swan

Full credit for this post to SB and LP: “maybe somehow, some lazy fuck mixed up the лев and лебедь thumbnails…” http://www.moscowzoo.ru/get.asp?Id=N689

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Epic Trolling by Steven Seagal in Russia

Exhibit 1 http://imgur.com/r/funny/tdlh4ZJ Exhibit 2 http://www.buzzfeed.com/nowthisnews/our-newest-diplomat-steven-seagal-makes-a-mocker-749g

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Season 2 Finale

Not bad. I think Lenin takes it. Thanks to SB.

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No НОМО?

Last week the Duma passed an absurd law banning ‘homosexual propaganda’ and, specifically, the promotion of ‘homosexual behavior among minors,’ so Manezh was the site of some kerfuffles: Gay rights activists staged a ‘kiss-in’ to protest the bill, and multiple … Continue reading

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Неожиданно

The resemblance between Yuri Kuklachev, the director of Moscow’s famous Cat Theater (Театр кошек) and Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov is striking. Has anyone ever seen them at the same place at the same time? Source: Amie Ferris-Rotman

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Poopsnakes

Props to Mikhail Bopposov (not pictured) for this 800 pound snake sculpture made out of frozen cow dung: Photo is re-posted from this tumblr. Credit to GB.

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Lithuanian S.W.A.T.

This appeared today on both EnglishRussia and FailBlog: http://englishrussia.com/2012/08/26/daily-video-awesomeness-part-1/

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Тесто vs. тесть

In Russian the word for dough is ‘тесто’, and the word for father-in-law is ‘тесть’. This mistranslation is understandable, but still funny: Courtesy of Failblog.

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Borat, for real

After posting video of a botched Kazakh national anthem just barely two weeks ago, it has happened again. While Kazakh sharpshooter Maria Dmitrienko was receiving her gold medal in Kuwait, tournament organizers mistakenly played the theme song to Borat. She … Continue reading

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