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Not bad. I think Lenin takes it. Thanks to SB.
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
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
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.
This appeared today on both EnglishRussia and FailBlog: http://englishrussia.com/2012/08/26/daily-video-awesomeness-part-1/
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.
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
Seems like something Borat would try to pull off: http://failblog.org/2012/03/08/epic-fail-fail-nation-kazakhstan-nation-anthem-fail/
(referral from MH) In a verbal sparring match with Alexei Venediktov, editor-in-chief of nominally independent Ekho Moskvy, a.k.a. this guy: Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin maintained that he is a champion of free speech and allows the semi-independent radio station … Continue reading
…but your enemies closer. This Eurasianet story about Armenia’s border with Iran being closed reminded me of Armenia’s Wikipedia page: Foreign relations Armenia presently maintains good relations with almost every country in the world, with two major exceptions being its … Continue reading