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35 Postal Trick

Postal Trick

Many USA ecommerce shops don’t send their goods to Russia or to the countries of the Ex-USSR. Some shops send but delivery costs differ greatly from the homeland ones, they are usually much bigger. So what did some Russians invented? They got a way to fool the delivery. It’s no secret that many bigger shops use electronic systems processing orders. So in order to see if this address is in USA or Canada it uses ZIP code, state or province name  and words “USA” or “CANADA”. So what was possible to do is to put totally Russian address in the order delivery form,
like: Moscow, Lenin St. 20, Russia in the address fields, usually there is a plenty of space to enter long things like this, and in the field country they put Canada in the field ZIP code – Canadian zip code. What happens next? The parcel travels to Canada, to the area to which the specified ZIP code belongs and there postal workers just see it’s not a Canadian address but Russian. They consider it to be some sort of mistake and forward it further, to Russia. Here is a sample parcel that a guy in Russia got this way:
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russian lada, now as a tank
4 Lada Tank

Lada Tank

This was Lada 2101, Russian car, and now it is Lada tank.  This is just
another answer from Russian people to the problem of the mud roads.
7 Brezhnev, Swimming

Brezhnev, Swimming

Brezhnev, a former Soviet leader, was very popular in Russia. Not for his achievements but for his love for two things: to kiss and to get medals. During his last years as a head of the Soviet government, which also were last years of his life, he had bad health problems also, causing him to speak like a
very ill person, be fond of kissing other diplomats he was meeting and rewarding himself numerous medals Such activities though didn’t affect much on his meeting with former US president Carter and even signing some strategic treaties with him, they even appeared at TIME’s cover:
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russian taxi
9 Taxi

Taxi

Imagine you decided to travel to Russia. Not to Moscow or St. Petersburg but to some deeper, true Russia. You arrived to the hotel and decided to order
a Taxi to do some sightseeing. Taxi arrives, you come out of the door here is your taxi, standing there: Ok you step out, and....
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russian hummer, tiger
24 Russian Hummer

Russian Hummer

There was not only a Space Shuttle cloned in Russia, now meet Soviet Hummer, another strange thing Made in Russia. It is equipped with American Cummins B-180 engine, with 5.9 volume, with this one resembling Hummer even more.  Even with such an engine it’s maximum speed is
claimed to be only 65 mp/h (130 km/h), why need more on such roads we have seen? They called it “The Tiger”, it sounds like oriental names like “The Silent Crawling Tiger” or so, and why wonder, more than half of Russia is situated in Asia.
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volga gaz-21
62 Volga M6

Volga M6

What if somebody take Russian car from 1970s, Volga GAZ-21 like on the picture below: And mix it with ultra new BMW M6? Like this one
for example:  So what they would have as a result of such a mixture? Probably Volga M6 Cabrio like this one below:
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33 Some More Russian Cars

Some More Russian Cars

Another series of cars could be met on the streets of Russian Federation. These are
masterpieces of what can be done having a small budget, or total lack of budget.
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25 Glimpse of Revolution

Glimpse of Revolution

Today again there was a small action against the Russian goverment and the system of the power established all across the Russia. People probably tired of having the roads like you have seen a few days ago on this website demand another approach from the goverment.
But goverment in Russia is not a goverment in a common sense of this word, when it's a group of people that is hired by people to help the people. In Russia it has been never so, it was alway a group of people who slayed the people elected it.
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33 House Made from Matches

House Made from Matches

It seems to be an old Russian tradition to make houses from matches as a gift or just for fun. Do you want to
learn how to build a house from matches? Here is a little howto from the Russian artist G. Wolf.  
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a russian snowgirl
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Snowgirl

People in Russia vary a lot. For example this individual on the pictures below could not survive in Russian countryside, but in Moscow which is considered by many Russians as not to be a part of Russia at all,
because 90% of Russian economics is based in Moscow. So Moscow city is now “spoiled” by Western standards, many people say, and that can be reflected  with the appearance of such entities.
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