Tag Archives: Administrative Regions

Peredayz

Y’all, it is so hot in Moscow. There are peat-bog fires in the countryside so the city is choked with a visible, and pungent, white smoke. In the last couple of weeks, we’ve beaten every record ever set since they … Continue reading

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Ffffffresh

Courtesy of my buddy Mike Schwirtz, we have this little ditty because it’s too damn hot in Moscow to think of a proper blog post: [youtubevid id=”i-k9Dq0Yazs”]

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I'm in love with my car

This weekend, hundreds of cars packed onto a lot on the outskirts of Moscow to show off what Russian drivers do best: decorate their cars. They were there for, yes, the Sixth Annual Auto Fashion Day, also known as Aerograph … Continue reading

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The Cosmic Cock of War

Early Monday morning, as Kyrgyzstan continued its descent into ethnic bloodbathery, a small band of nine warriors gathered at the Liteiny Bridge in St. Petersburg to celebrate the birthday of Che Guevara. It was just getting dark at 1:30 am … Continue reading

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On gays and other perverts

As Moscow gears up for once again banning the gay pride parade later this month, Russia Today, the Kremlin’s wonderful cable propaganda channel, has been doing some tough reporting — as well as some important self-discovery. On May 6, RT … 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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'Put away your bubbles!' and other neo-Nazi funnies

On Sunday, a flash mob of 500 gathered in St. Petersburg to partake in an annual tradition: blowing bubbles to celebrate the arrival of spring. This time, they were met by another mob, this one of 30 suspected neo-Nazis who … Continue reading

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