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Today, Good Morning America aired a segment where three Russia's most powerful women (?) talked about their country.
Pronouncing Russian Names Correctly Is Too Much For American Televisionby Tatyana Bokova-Foley
So, the other day BoingBoing featured a link to a seemingly harmless blog called rolcats.com. The site's author purports to be offering translations of images he takes from a Russian lolcat site called kotomatrix.ru. The twist is that they're not real translations at all, but an excuse to make Cold War jokes about Marxism and the KGB. BoingBoing seemed to get that it's a hoax, but in the past few days we've received queries about the site's authenticity from friends who aren't stupid. So let's put an end to the madness! After the jump, a real Russian lolcat caption for the photo seen above.
Beware the Fakes: Russian LOLcats Articulate, Poeticby Andrew Biliter
With financial crisis in Russia in full swing, we thought it would be fun to check on Sergey Rodionov, the eccentric Russian oligarch who financed a Taschen book in which his wife is photographed naked with other men, women, and, as we recall, animals.
Extreme Case of Book Deflation (And Nude Photos)by Tatyana Bokova-Foley