Tag Archives: Russia

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! In Russia, it has become a vomit-inducing feast of mawkishness with no connection whatsoever to what it was supposed to be: an occasion to promote gender equality and women’s right, created by socialist female activist Klara … Continue reading

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Sochi-2014 Olympic mascots

So, Russia selected the mascots for the Winter Olympics that will take place in the Russian city of Sochi in 2014. Here they are: The Leopard:  The Polar Bear:  The Hare (Zayka):  The mascots drew criticisms from all over the … Continue reading

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Putin killed Kenny

“Oh my God, they killed Kenny! You bastards!!!” Apparently, the word on the Russian street has been for quite a while that “Putin wants to kill Kenny” – Kenny symbolizing democracy in Russia, of course. Specifically, the buzz was about … Continue reading

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How to Steal a Resort: corruption, Russian style

…How to Steal a Resort, or grand corruption on Russia’s Black Sea coast I’m glad that Navalny is not the only person fighting the all-penetrating Russian corruption. However, the more those dedicated people expose the scale of corruption that is going … Continue reading

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Ramzan Kadyrov’s dolce vita

Despite being totally evil, Chechnya’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov is apparently enjoying his life. In a remarkable ass-licking gesture,  Kadyrov was the one who started that ridiculous campaign calling for abolition of all titles of Presidents for leaders of Russian republics, … Continue reading

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Navalny and Anna Chapman’s The Room-like show

What a rich day in Russia! Following Navalny’s debate with United Russia Fedorov, British The Guardian published an article about Navalny, calling him a “Russia’s chief whistleblower” and a “one-man Wikileaks”. As Navalny said on his blog, the feedback he … Continue reading

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Russia, stop making an archetypal enemy out of America!

… You don’t know how ridiculous it looks. Honestly. The context is as follows. A couple of weeks ago, the “well-known in close circles” Russian lawyer Alexey Navalny, the creator of the anti-corruption website RosPil (the name is a clever … Continue reading

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