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“What is the Ukrainian Hero doing?”

Mariupol. Genuine Photo. By Da_Dzi Translated from Russian by J.Hawk No, the Ukrainian Hero is not drunk. He is… From top to bottom: “He is tired from defending OneUkraine from the Buryat hordes, therefore he’s resting.” “He is waiting in ambush disguised as a pile of garbage.” “He is meditating, defending the borders of OneUkraine […]

The Japanese Pivot

May 23, 2015 The Japanese Pivot By Fritzmorgen Translated from Russian by J.Hawk Will Japan agree to drop its claims on the South Kurile islands for the sake of signing a peace treaty with Russia? Even a couple of years ago I would have said with certainty that it’s not possible, and that the Japanese […]

How Russian Industry is Coping with the Crisis

May 23, 2015  How Russian Industry is Coping with the Crisis By Fritzmorgen Translated from Russian by J.Hawk Minister Denis Manurov gave a report yesterday on the successes of our industry. To be honest, I thought it would be worse. Industry is not a sidewalk chocolate stand, so neither the sanctions nor the lower ruble […]

On the Russian Citizens Captured by Kiev

May 23, 2015 On the Russian Citizens Captured by Kiev By Russkiy Malchik Translated from Russian by J.Hawk As to those who are angrily yelling that Russia abandoned its guys in Kiev’s captivity and is doing nothing to save them, I’ll say only one thing–shut up and stop lying. You don’t pity these guys, you […]

A Few Thoughts About Tomorrow

May 22, 2015 A Few Thoughts About Tomorrow By Aleksandr Rodzhers Translated from Russian by J.Hawk I don’t intend to convince the terminal Maidan cases or dyed-in-the-wool Russophobes. This text is not for them, only for the those who think and understand that Ukraine’s affairs are going very badly indeed. Let’s start with a few […]

Russia’s Week in Humor for May 22, 2015

May 22, 2015 Russia’s Week in Humor  By J.Hawk This is the second edition of the Russia Week in Humor feature. *** “…anti-aircraft gun…anti-aircraft gun…anti-aircraft gun…anti-aircraft gun…” *** “Many specialists say that our people are living better now” “Petro, somehow we’re not feeling that here” … “That’s because you are not specialists!” Defender of Human […]

Movie of the Week: Little Vera

 May 19, 2015 Movie of the Week: Little Vera By J.Hawk This is a weekly Fort Russ feature. To view earlier editions, click on the Movie of the Week tab above the title. Little Vera came out in 1988 and gained instant notoriety for its sex scene and frontal nudity. Watching it today, one wonders […]

Movie of the Week: Cold Summer of 1953

Movie of the Week: Cold Summer of 1953 By J.Hawk  This is a weekly Fort Russ feature. To view other installments, click on the Movie of the Week tab above the title. Made in 1987, the movie takes place at a fishing village on a major lake or river shortly after the death of Stalin […]

Movie of the Week: Night Watch/Day Watch

May 7, 2015 Movie of the Week: Night Watch/Day Watch By J.Hawk Directed by Timur Bekmambetov, these two 2004 and 2006 really need to be watched back to back, because by themselves neither has a complete story line. Here’s a quick music video preview:    The movies are available through Netflix (including the streaming service), […]