Tag Archives: Media

Drycleangate

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov found time in his busy schedule last week to personally respond to Miriam Elder’s whining about her dry-cleaning. Gotta love the sarcasm in the letter he published in the Guardian: I am sorry to hear about … Continue reading

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The first time I saw a clip of something like this it was funny because it was just so unexpected and absurd. This time around, though, I’m starting to wonder if there’s just something seriously up with Russian news anchors … Continue reading

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Anna Chapman update

Props to CK for the journalism:

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This video is safe for work

The Russian word for ‘circumcision’ is обрезание. I learned it by watching this clip of the TV Show “Healthy Living”, on which the host demonstrates her interpretation of the proper procedure on an unwitting audience member. The glitter is meant … Continue reading

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Coverage of the blast at Domodedovo

Cell phone camera footage of the aftermath: President Dmitri Medvedev’s Twitter account: “Law enforcement and government officials responsible for transport security will be held to account.” http://twitter.com/kremlinrussia_e The Moscow Times report: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/blast-kills-34-at-domodedovo/429530.html (includes airport schematic and photos) Medvedev’s remarks to … Continue reading

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Update on Protests in Russia

Several weeks ago tensions between nationalistic Russian soccer fans and the Caucasian immigrant communities here in Moscow intensified: after two immigrants suspected of murdering a Russian soccer fan were released from police custody, the soccer fanatics, together with many ultra-nationalistic … Continue reading

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NOT FUNNY

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/07/world/europe/07russia.html?_r=1

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Mr. Trololo is back!!

I’ll admit after watching this I somewhat regret not shelling out 1000 rubles to see Edward Hill perform at B2 here in July. He’s back, with a great supporting cast, and clearly is still at the top of his game: … Continue reading

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Temper Flares at State-Owned TV Station

Lolz….

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