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:
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.
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.
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.