Monthly Archives: May 2010

The way he were

I have no particular reason to post these, but they happened to pop up in my inbox this afternoon, courtesy of a friend at a news agency here. That and the Russian youths seems to really like them. But here … Continue reading

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Meditate, fix an oil leak

Okay, this post is technically not about Russia but it is about Russia in the sense that, two days ago, I blogged about a left-field proposal out of Russia to nuke the Mexican Gulf oil leak closed. Well, now we … Continue reading

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Serious allegations: Kalmyk governor leaks classified information to 'humanoid' aliens

Andrey Lebedev, a Duma deputy for the right-wing nationalistic LDPR party, is pissed: there is a traitor in Russia’s house, and he’s a traitor of the very worst order. Lebedev’s allegation, which he addressed yesterday to President Dmitry Medvedev, is … Continue reading

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Nuke that slick

As BP prepares to lower a four-story, 70-ton dome over the oil gusher under the Gulf of Mexico, the Russians — the world’s biggest oil producers — have some advice for their American counterparts: nuke it. Komsomoloskaya Pravda, the best-selling … Continue reading

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Antonio Banderas admits fangirl crush on Dostoyevsky, Tarkovsky

The yellomuckrag LifeNews.ru posted an exclusive interview with actor Antontio Banderas on its site today. For an exclusive interview with Antonio Banderas, this is some shady cinematography. But that’s to be expected of LifeNews.ru, which has surprising access and ghastly … Continue reading

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Absurdoagitprop

Moscow is a ghost town today.┬áSaturday was May 1, or International Worker’s Day, and it is part of a long stretch of May holidays, which culminates in Victory Day on May 9. That means three-day weekends, vacations, barbecues, and, yes, … Continue reading

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