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Well, anything goes, folks!

Ubiquitous Blog Spammer on the Loose

I have received the following comment to one of my posts here and discovered there is an interesting story behind this kind of blog...

Ukrainians Move to Facebook After Government Ban on Russian Social Nets

According to the BBC video story from Kiev, Ukrainians, while being somewhat unhappy with the recent government ban on popular Russian social networks, are...

Hitler Youth Hairstyle is Popular in Russia

Russian hairdressers - both men’s and women’s - offer their clients the trendiest style of the time: Hitlerjugend. The name sounds kind of inappropriate in...
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Sperm Poisoning Reported in Northern Russia

A woman in Murmansk, a northern Russian city close to the Norwegian border, felt unwell after eating a salad from a local food store....

Burning Streetcar in Krasnoyarsk

All the passengers were safely evacuated from a burning streetcar in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. The tram driver received some burns but they are not life threatening.

Amber Diggers

Featured in the social media are numerous photos showing residents of Kmecha in Ukraine’s Rivno region digging for amber in the forest. The situation is...
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Chocolate Putin

A few years ago I saw Russian president Vladimir Putin immortalized in chocolate, and I'm still wondering who bought him and how they ate him.

WiFi Coming to Moscow Cemeteries

It’s official: free WiFi will soon be available to all patrons of Moscow cemeteries — dead or alive. The head of the state funeral service...

Kievsky Railway Station in Moscow

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Waiting for Customers…

An artist on Moscow´s pedestrian Arbat street waits for customers to order their portraits.

My Lunch Today

Two unusual mushrooms for lunch - and nothing happened. https://www.facebook.com/suavekhmer/posts/10158803982305220?pnref=story

Rebel Militia Road Block

For sale in a Moscow department store: resin figures of the east Ukrainian armed militia manning a road block on the border line separating the rebel...

Girl Power

Several battalions of impeccably dressed smiling ladies took part in the Victory Day military parade on Red Square.

Funny Hedgehog

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