It was strange to discover that in 50s Russia exported one of its low-budget cars
to Finland. Here we have a video of an ad frm Finnish TV back in 1957.
The image of a tough Russian guy from 90s is something like black cloths, black sun-glasses etc. And some such tough
Russian dance tough on dance parties. This one is also dancing, but right in the middle of the street.
Some Russian military engineers do sometime really weird tests. Like this one for example. A big T-90 Russian military tank attacks the smallest old Russian
car Zaporozhets. One time was not enough, it takes a second try and smashes it completely. Engineers seem to be happy. Watch yourself..
Here is another example of how popular is Russian theme is abroad now. This is an ad of Knorr
soup, they are making fun on Russian stereotypes in it. It's now on Dutch television.
Russian theme becomes more popular accross the World. Here is an example, a video from
Basement Jaxx using all the Russian symbolics and scenery. Link by Xavi
Here is another Russian music video. The band's name is "VIAGRA". Some may say it's Ukrainian band, some - it's a Georgian
singer Meladze, but in general it's a Russian pop band "VIAGRA". And this is a short remake of this music video:
This is a Soviet hymn, recorded by all USSR pop stars right after the USSR collapsed, in 1991. They thought this music and words would be now a part a history, because just a little bit later a new hymn appeared, with another music and words, so all people of Russia thought they are now living in a democratic state, without
traces of Soviet Union. But then a few years later, after the free goverment turned to be not so free, censorship in Mass Media appeared and.... Soviet Hymn was restored. Now, in modern Russia the hymn is being sung on the music of the Soviet hymn. Welcome back to a new USSR - Russian Federation.
Balalaika and Bayan two Russian musical instruments. And here we have two music videos about Balalaika. First one is from Russian top singer from 80s, Alla Pugacheva. The
title of the song is simple: "Balalaika" The second is an example how to make an alternative music using Russian national instruments balalaika and bayan:
This is another Russian wedding.
Now with video. Enjoy.
Russian military men know that the country has bad roads. So they create special Russian army trucks that can pass through places where there are almost no roads at all.
How about this one, this is Russian ZIL truck with 8 x 8 full time drive for all its 16 wheels! Look what sound it makes while cruising across the field: