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Russia's New Olympic Team Mascots Deftly Dodge Doping, Sanctions
“If this bear doesn’t save Russia, then who will?”
Russian Artist Gives Ukraine Front-Runner a Sweet Makeover
The portrait was made with sweets from a company owned by incumbent Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
Russian Police Rescue Himalayan Bear Cub in Roadside Box
Another day, another bear-rescuing mission for the Primorye region police.
dressed to impress
Costumed Siberian Skiers Glide on Water for End-of-Winter Extravaganza
The skiers and snowboarders of Siberia love a good costume party on the slopes.
Russian Priest Banished Over Wife’s Miss Sensuality Win
The priest won't be allowed to return to his post “until his wife repents.”
Fake Robot Kicks Off Football Match in Russia, Fooling Audience
It was the second recent attempt to pass a robot-clad man off as a marvel of modern robotics.
Sun's Up: Spring in Moscow
As winter finally slips away, Russia's capital is ready and waiting for spring sunshine.
Russia’s Far East Sees Explosive Ice Blasts
Blowing up the icy Amur River reduces flood risk to the surrounding region. It also looks cool.
Black Hole Image Proves the Universe Is a Meme
The Russian-speaking internet riffs on the first-ever image of a black hole.
Russian Coach Slams Ref's Bias Against 'Fat People,' Gets Hip-Hop Remix
The coach's interview, set to a hip-hop beat, is the latest diss track in football.
Northern Lights Come to Russia's Leningrad Region
The aurora borealis descended upon Russia's Leningrad region over the weekend in a stunning display of color.
Kiddie Train Conductor Blasts Industrial Metal at Siberian Children’s Park
Video shows the colorful train blaring Rammstein's roaring 1997 single “Du Hast.”
it's a trap!
Russians Are Incapable of Escaping This Slippery Ice Prison
Russians digging themselves holes and then getting stuck in them.
Russian World Cup City's New Field Made From Recycled Plastic Cups
One past World Cup winner gave the field an “excellent” grade despite its “strangeness.”
Siberian Farmer Jailed for Stealing Herd of Horses
Why steal one horse when you can steal 27?
Russian Post Office Worker Attacks Customer With Straw Broom, Video Shows
The vednik, a traditional Russian broom made from woven straw, never ceases to amaze with its versatility.
Moscow Zoo’s Sleepy Bears Finally Awaken to Spring
The zoo's bears have emerged from hibernation ready to show their furry faces to the public.
Russian Prankster Destroys Car With Sledgehammer, Faces 5 Years in Prison
A video posted online shows the man getting a sledgehammer from the trunk of his car as another car seems to block his exit.
Joke's on you
April Fool's Day, Russian Style
The best Russian April Fool's Day pranks from over the years.
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