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I so knew it

Remember that extra-fishy World Cup match where the Portuguese crushed the North Koreans 7-nil? Turns out I wasn’t the only who smelled the fish rot. A group of loyal St. Petersb– er, Leningrad Communists were also paying attention and their … Continue reading

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In wake of hockey loss, for once, Russia doesn't hide its shame

This morning the Russians who didn’t stay up to see their hockey team get trounced by the Canadians 7:3, woke up to find that their hockey team had been trounced by the Canadians 7:3. It was the first time in … Continue reading

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Oh, god

I’ve written before about the recruitment woes of the Russian army. For one thing, there’s the brutality of the hazing known as “dedovshchina” that kills hundreds annually and makes any able-bodied young Russian male go faint — so faint that, … Continue reading

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