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If Countries Were People


In the global arena, every country has its image, but how would they look as people?

That was the question that Russian artist Anastasia Bulgakova thought about for a year before starting her latest project. “I draw personifications of different countries,” she wrote. “All of them will be militant and warrior-like, with dirt and blood. Not because of some political persuasion, but simply because that what I always draw in any case, and the idea of warrior-countries gives a lot of creative freedom.”

From an American that’s a bit naive and idealistic to a silent Japanese guy with a suspicious smile, you’d easily recognise these ‘people’ if you met them in the street.

Below some of them, and more here.







Obviously and without a doubt here’s my favourite, “The King of ice.”


Everyone sees him as too friendly, but no one realises that the NEVER LOST A WAR. Even war of 1812, when Mr.America tried to take his land, Mr. Canada burned down Mr. America’s house and took HIS land. When they stopped fighting, Mr.Canada gave back all the land he gained and called it a draw, even though he won.

To sum up: most countries will kill you and only Canada will play hockey with you instead.

Canada is AMAZING!!

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Laika, the first Doggonaut Gone 60 Years Ago

On November 3 1957, a street dog named Laika became the first Earthling to orbit our planet. 

The Soviet Union had launched many good dogs into outer space before, but Laika became a “global sensation” because she was the first to enter low Earth orbit. 

As The New Yorker wrote iits remembrance of the hero, the Soviet Union space program chose Laika because the mutt fit all the Soviet’s doggonaut requirements at the time, she was scrappy enough to survive the rough streets of Moscow but colourful enough that she photographed well.

The program also chose females because they were thought to be less temperamental than male dogs, and because it was more difficult to design suits that accommodated male canine genitalia.

Laika was bound into a crude spacesuit and loaded into Sputnik 2 a month after the spacecraft’s predecessor became the first satellite launched into low Earth orbit. Ever a lover of dog puns, the United States press gave her the nickname Muttnick.

Many American animal lovers were horrified by the fate that awaited Laika. A few years later, President Dwight D. Eisenhower wrote of Laika in his memoir:“By a strange and compassionate turn, public opinion seemed to resent the sending of a dog to certain death—resentment that the Soviet propagandists tried to assuage, after it’s death, by announcing that it had been comfortable to the end.”

It seems unlikely that the dog was comfortable in her final moments.
At the time the Soviet Government assured the concerned public that Laika was euthanized before death. But in 2002, one of Sputnik 2’s scientists revealed that Laika died from overheating a few hours into the journey.

Laika’s trainer, Adilya Kotovskaya, a Russian biologist, recently told Agence France-Presse of her remorse as she prepared to send Laika into space: “I asked her to forgive us and I even cried as I stroked her for the last time.”

I hope that Laika enjoyed her brief moment soaring through the heavens before she perished. After the casket made 2,570 orbits, she fell to the earth, a blaze of light above the Caribbean… Too good to return to this cruel world. 

But Laika was NEVER FORGOTTEN and she remains present today:

A little curly dog embraced by endless space
An echo of her life floating like a dream
Forever lost in the Sputnik Space Machine

On behalf of Laika and all the innocent experimental animals, I only have 3 words to say:


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From Russia With Surrealism

Andrey Tyurin is an 18 year-old Russian artist who has an unparalleled talent combining two of his passions: photography and photoshop, to create fantastic and surreal art. 

Andrey is known for his “darkflawless” profile on Instagram, and seem to have a promising way to success ahead.

I love the unconventional, I love his sombre creativity and the darkness behind his pretty face. His work deserves more attention, and I deserve another Russian man! 

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Pro-ISIS Group Threaten 2018 World Cup

Wafa Media Foundation, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) group, have released a poster threatening to bring terror to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia that features an image of Barcelona and Argentina star LIONEL MESSI crying blood.

The 2018 World Cup will be played across 11 cities in Russia from June 14 to July 15, when the final will be played at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Now, I guess those terrorist jerks haven’t realised that football (soccer) is the sport king and this is one way to unite the whole world against them.

Also, Russians do not prat around with these people like the West.

Do a Russian down, and you will come second! So, well done bastards.

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Russian Church Leader: BEARDS Protect From GAYNESS

The Moscow Times reports:

A religious leader for Russia’s Old Believers has called on Russian men to stop shaving to “protect themselves from homosexuality.” Metropolitan Kornily, Primate of the Russian Orthodox Old Believer Church (RPSC), said that men with beards were less likely “corrupted” by same-sex relationships.

“God set down certain rules. The Lord created everyone with a beard. No man can resist his creator” Kornily told Russia’s National News Service. “It’s made a monstrous thing to see men’s clothing and hairstyles changing.” Metropolitan Kornily also lamented that the beard’s special status had “completely disappeared from the Catholic West.”

This is the ignorant dumb shit that makes me upset about religions.


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I watched this documentary few days ago and the very title of this documentary explains just what you are in for.

For the first time international camera crews have been allowed inside three of Russia’s toughest, strictest and harshest prisons, as well as the rigid and disciplined regime the prisoners endure.

This is basically a review of three very tough prisons in Russia which have over the years housed millions of inmates. 

To escape is literally IMPOSSIBLE! 

This short documentary also takes brief interviews of men who have committed a lot of wrong.

Frankly, I believe prisoners on this side of the world are very lucky they’re not in Russia, you actually pay for your crimes over there.

Great documentary!! Clip here.

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“Vandalizing” Dirty Cars With Stunning Art

Where one person sees a dirty car, the other one sees a blank canvas. And if you live in Moscow, your car can also become the “target,” doesn’t matter if you want it or not.

It’s thanks to the Russian illustrator Nikita Golubev, who brings out the full artistic potential of dirty cars by turning them into amazing pieces of art.

Before he started this ongoing project, Nikita also did plenty of painting, drawing and digital art, which you can see on his Facebook page. But this project has to take the crown simply because of how fragile and temporary these amazing drawings are.

So the next time somebody mocks your dirty car, just explain to them that you’re simply supporting the local street artists of mother Russia! 

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