Place all of your lolrussia posts here instead of shitting up the Ukraine thread. In exchange i'm going to leave the aforementioned ukraine fred.
Tanks in advance.
Clear logic; Russia is not involved in Ukraine so discussing Russia does not belong in Ukraine thread.
Are you an engineer? -- Quack
Khodorkovsky just gave a lecture on today's Russia in London.
Now, the premise is that ~Putin's regime~ can't control the oligarchate. However it has successfully done so for at least a decade ever since Berezovsky was exiled and Khodorkovsky jailed. Nobody has rocked the boat in the light of personal sanctions, most even bring their assets home or at least relocate them out of US reach.
delete thread, gas op
The character of Johnny Appleseed was based on Brasky, except for the part about planting apple trees and not raping men.
This is promised to be the biggest opposition march yet.
Massive "anti-maidan" groups consisting of the same sort of public but with slightly different vision for Russian future are expected to show up as well in a show of force and solidarity with the regime.
And it is just 2 days out. Claim your seats and stock up on popcorn, ladies and gentlemen. This is either the end or the beginning.
Are there Politics in a Dictator-led state?
"Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
A leading Russian opposition politician, former deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian media report.
An unidentified attacker shot Mr Nemtsov four times in central Moscow, a source in the law enforcement bodies told Russia's Interfax news agency.
He was shot near the Kremlin while walking with a woman, Russian-language news website Meduza reports.
"Several people" had got out of a car and shot him, it added.
When I see a bird that walks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck id call it a duck.
And if the bird denies to be a duck it is a russian duck.
Boy, aren't we lucky that Razor opened this thread? Now we will have all the inside info about the Russian politics directly from our source in Moscow!
Audacter calumniare, semper aliquid haeret
"The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt"
Bertrand Russell - the Triumph of Stupidity (1933)
"The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity." -Yeats, 1919