22 Russian Boyle Competitors

Russian Boyle Competitors

While the rest of the world talks about Susan Boyle in Russia they have their own talents from Ukraine. Here are three of the most popular ones. The first guy from the video above... well he is not a guy if to be honest, it's a Russian girl, her name is Alice. She got rejected fast but it was ok for her. Listen now. The second girl is real Russian girl and noway a
guy. Nevertheless she got rejected too, but she argued with this decision. She was a big fun for Russians too. And now a real guy, not gal. He is a cop, from Ukraine, he is the only one who spoke Ukranian but not Russian, also there was only a one guy from judges who could spoke Ukrainian - others spoke Russian. And you say Ukrane.
Russian ferrari crash
15 And Another One

And Another One

So it is a fourth in a row in this month.
Though it's a Ferrari, not Lambo now.
Russian candy
25 An Insect Candy

An Insect Candy

In Russia one can buy
an insect candy.
Russian bride, not
52 Russian Bride, Not

Russian Bride, Not

Many foreigners are into Russian brides. They come to Russia in search for a wife or just in search of fun. But those are mainly foreighn man. Now there is something that foreighn girls might like too. Meet the Prince, from Russian dating site. That's what he says about himself: "My
kingdom is growing, but there is no decent cinderella (without bad habbits) to be turned into princess by me. That should be a girl 16-20 y.o.". The news about the prince spreaded fast across Russian blogs and now it goes to to the west. So Russian Prince, anyone?
Moscow, Russia
24 Moscow Contrasts

Moscow Contrasts

Those photos are made in one Russian city, in one
day, and the name of the city is Moscow.
Russian u-turn in Kharkov
6 No U-Turn

No U-Turn

What people tell about those photos is: "Some guest from the proud Southern Republic came to Kharkov and wanted to make a u-turn where it is not
allowed. At that time the road code was protected not only with silent road signs but also with 30cm (10 inch) thick layer of gravel stones."
Kiev mayor Leonid Chernovetsky in paedophile article
22 Wrong Photo

Wrong Photo

The mayor of Kiev city, Leonid Chernovetsky. Yesterday one of the Britain's most popular newspapers has published an article about such nasty thing as paedophiles. They needed a photo to illustrate the article so they got one, probably from the online photo banks selling loyalty free photos cheap, probably by just searching for "lie detector" keyword. They blured the face -
well, it's not something where they could not not blur it, and published. But when Russian audience got access to the article they found out that blured-faced-guy is a hero of many Russian internet lore - the mayor of the Kiev city Mr. Leonid Chernovetsky, known in Russia as Leonid-Cosmanaut for his weird behavior, manners and statements.
Russian blind artist
21 The Story of the Blind Artist

The Story of the Blind Artist

The paintings you see in this post might seem not be worth publishing from the first site. The thing can make us look more closely at them is the story of the artist who brought them to life. What makes them special is that this person is... blind. I don't know if he is unique or there are some more people around the world who are totally blind but here his story. He was not blind from the birth. He lost his sight during a digging operation in the forests of Ukraine, where they tried to find remains of Russian soldiers who are considered to be missing since the World War 2. He got blew up on the 50 year old German Nazi land mine and since then he couldn't see with the both of his eyes. One of the Dmitri's works. Before this accident he had already some recognition among the local artist community and his works didn't look like those later ones. You can see one of his works when he still was able to see as the last photo of this post. Then when he lost sight he lost everything. He became a disabled person whom nobody needed or cared about. He was in deep depression, and once he has got a call from his old friend, who tried to support the artist and offered to conduct an public exhibition of his old works. Of course he agreed. Then they had some time before the exhibition and Dmitri - that is the name of our hero - decided to try to draw
something again to present at the ongoing exhibition, to show the world that he is still an artist, even with a missing sight. He called it "Even the longest way starts with a tiny step." At first he couldn't draw anything that reminded the sane painting. But after hours of practice and persistance he managed to give a birth to his first painting of his new life. Now there are 250 new works, created after the accident in which he lost his sight, and some of them are highly recognized by critics and were bought for private collections of Russian and foreighn art lovers. Dmitri, the blind artist. "When I see the works of Dmitri, I became ashamed of ourselves, how often do we complain, how often we say that life is not fair with us, and still we can see the world around us. But Dmitri can't, and still he doesn't complain, he works. Every his painting is a piece of the world he knew, he knows and he would know. We, proffesionals from art, don't care that he can't see - he still remains a proffesional artist for us. Of course, his style has been changed, but still he is a good colorist and stylist and we don't make any discounts on his wound, when saying this.", says Valentina Myzgina, the chief manager of Kharkov Art Museum.
Russian lorry blown up
6 Blast from the Gaz

Blast from the Gaz

This Russian "GAZ" lorry blew up right near the appartment building. Probably it was also revenged for parking on the sidewalks, like this Toyota suv, though this time they got it
bit over the edge and paid with the broken house front windows thanks to the blast wave. The firefighter thinks that this is a good shot for his cell phone cam.
Russian gifts
29 14 Weird Russian Gifts

14 Weird Russian Gifts

After visiting Russian gift shops one can make some list of the weird items that can be purchased there. Our list would
start with a purse. The sign on it reads "Anti-vandal purse, capacity is $10,000" Let's see what's more there.

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