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Hello, goodbye

This is my last True/Slant post for, as of tomorrow, True/Slant will be no more. You will be able to read more of my bloggery, if you so choose, at themoscowdiaries.wordpress.com but for now here my last T/S post. A … Continue reading

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Brown, pink snow 'not harmful to residents'

Though additional tests have yet to be done, the Russian state consumer watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has come out and said that the brown and pink snow that has fallen in parts of the Russian south “is not harmful to residents.” Again, … Continue reading

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Putin's favorite clown furnishes his castle in Dirtville

Three years ago, Maxim Galkin, Russia’s favorite comedian-slash-crooner-slash-TV-host of the Russian “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?”, started construction of a bungalow just outside of Moscow in a little hamlet called Gryaz’, which can only be translated as “Dirt.” The … Continue reading

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Russia axes food inspections, Upton Sinclair spins in grave

What  do you do if you have too many bogus food inspectors? Why, cancel all food inspections, of course! Which is exactly what the Russian government is doing. No more food inspections AT ALL until we can cleanse the country … Continue reading

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