After 70 years of the iron curtain and a ban on any music that could sound "Western" to a Russian ear, gradually the first bands appeared trying to sound as Western as they could. Among lots of examples that really
are not worthy of being listed here, this one is pretty positive in two ways: it sounds pretty decent even now, and at the same time the band members look dramatic. The audience is worth a look as well.
Whenever you decide to ship stuff from post office and bring your camera with you be ready for this (probably). Though looks like he didn't want to ship but rather solve some other questions, still the
reaction of post office staff is worth watching, at least the chance are very rare that you ever have seen your local post office worker doing things like this. Especially with a broom.
I mean, eggs as classifieds. Recently a new trend appeared in some Russian cities to use the mass chicken egg production as a medium for a short text messages that can instantly reach thousands of people in the city overnight, with a message as clear as it was texted to them by someone. The reason for this is partially because all eggs in Russia used to be marked with
expiry date by special dot printers, one by one, not just a case in bulk. Those dot printers are very easy to program and add anything else besides the exp. date, so they use them to print ads. The pic above features eggs advertising the sale of a "Peugeot" (French brand of cars) and the phone number of the seller. The one below is about...