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Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Gelion, Oct 13, 2006.

  1. Ferocitus

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    Of course they can.
    Svoboda can start the "Joseph Goebbels Political Research Centre".
    People from around Volgograd can object to that and help get rid of it.
    Everybody can do what they want - they just have to accept the consequences. ;)
     
  2. Zardnaar

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    It's a reasonable fear. Both Russians and Americans have been bit in the ass by their own weapons.
     
  3. Zardnaar

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    Yeah not very common but there's multiple groups inside Russia that would use terrorism if they had a chance da?
     
  4. Aleksey_aka_al

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    That’s what humans do most of the written history: they do live and believe in religious nonsense. Teaching them mathematics doesn’t help.
     
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    What is that you are trying to say?
     
  6. Zardnaar

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    Russians playing fun and games in Ukraine is a bad idea. Even if it's just supplying weapon's.

    How many dead Russians do you have now?
     
  7. Aleksey_aka_al

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    Define “Russians”.
     
  8. Zardnaar

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    Ethnic Russians in Ukraine, Federal Republic of Russia and the Russians dying in the paramilitary squads.
     
  9. Ferocitus

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    The communists who scared him when he was a baby. ;)
     
  10. Zardnaar

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    I dodged most if the anti communist stuff as a kid. USSR collapsed when I was 13.

    It was mostly stuff like movies such as Spies Like Us or Bond movies.

    My mother said something like "be grateful you're not lining up for food like in Moscow" when I complained about her cooking.

    It was never really aimed at the Russian people as an ethnic group.

    Obviously they have a different culture and I'm not a fan of their politics but that's on the Commies/Putin. Russian internal matter.
     
  11. Aleksey_aka_al

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    Do you realize what happened during Euromaidan?
     
  12. Zardnaar

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    I'm sure you will enlighten me.
     
  13. Zardnaar

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    Interesting looking place Samara.



    Beautiful part of the Volga.
     
  14. red_elk

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    Making money out of thin air.

     
  15. Zardnaar

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    Do you shop at globus Red_elk?



    Prices on potato chips are very similar.

    Not sure on the bag sizes/weight though.

    The chips she likes are around 70 roubles here for 130 gram bag.

    A lot of the flavours are the same.

    A lot bigger than my one looks about 6 times larger.
     
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    This is one of so-called "hypermarkets". Huge shops outside of city, where people go once a week or so, to buy lots of stuff a bit cheaper.
    I don't bother, just use local shops.
     
  17. Ferocitus

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    Coronavirus destroys best opportunity to enhance Russian culture!

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    The Russian Ministry of Culture invited Australian super-group Dustyesky to sing in Red Square for the Immortal Regiment at the Grand Victory Day Parade on May 9. However, the COVID-19 pandemic stopped the event and Dustyesky's big trip to the Motherland.

    Instead, Russian television reporters helped the choir to put a clip together. Filmed on their iPhones in isolation, the group of Aussie men recorded a beautiful yet tragic song about tanks on the battlefield, and a soldier who will not make it home to his family. The Russia Today TV network edited the clip and broadcast it during the Victory Day telecast.

    "We are 28 men, middle-aged, very hairy, and we all live outside the tiny little hamlet of Mullumbimby or, as we call it, Mullumgrad. When we decided to form a choir we looked for hairy people, so hairy men, woolly men, men that you could find at the bar late at night."

    Comrade Swivel likes to say all the choir members live in shipping containers, work in a typewriter factory, are salmon smokers and make gherkin liqueur.

    (Best Youtube Comment: An entire shipping container for a single comrade? The capitalist excesses of Australia is truly astounding!)

    The full story of the group and the sad loss for Russia's culture is now available.


    Some of their old stuff...
     
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  18. red_elk

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    Cool guys! May be they'll go to Russia on the next Victory Day :)
     
  19. Ferocitus

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    The video mentions that the Victory Day parade will be held later this year(?) and that they are still invited and still hoping to attend.
     
  20. red_elk

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    Trump says US is going to built the largest icebreaker in the world.
    https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zo...kers-for-the-coast-guard-from-a-certain-place

    But ours is bigger!
    https://arctic.ru/infrastructure/20200706/951842.html
     

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