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This week gives us a plethora of emotions: shame in Samara, excitement in Tomsk, and a bit of both in Moscow.
This is the crime-filled Russia you’ve always heard about, including a cat smuggling drugs and railroad theft.
Everybody receives a lift, from a stranded hiker, to the planet, to two boys who are actually doing just fine.
It was a busy week in Russia: another round of pension protests, a pilgrimage for the Romanovs, and oh, the devil is working his magic.
Shed a tear for our last World Cup TWERF, in which we finally learn about the Romanovs and feel the wrath of nature.
What’s out of this world? Russia’s performance in the World Cup, a Russian cargo ship, and showers in Samara!
As Americans celebrate their Independence Day, Russia may have gained a new national holiday as well: the day they beat Spain in the World Cup.
This week Russia lost but isn’t out yet; football fans, amazingly, spread cheer across Russia; and a storm reminds us of the world outside.
Russia wins its first two World Cup games and Jeff Monson is running for CIty Council in Krasnogorsk. Does life get better than this?
Is it football or soccer? Either way, TWERF prepares for the start of the World Cup by examining Russia’s chances (not great), while still paying attention to a few other stories before the madness begins.
This week gives everybody a new lease on life, whether in the form of a photo touch up, another platform for Putin, or an actual new life for a “dead” journalist.
In a galaxy far, far away, the Millennium Falcon circled over a vicious battle with art and a dangerous passageway. That far-off galaxy being Russia, of course.
This week Russians hit the streets, waterways, and air for all sorts of occasions.
Featuring “poisonous” cooking oil, the finest pothole you’ve ever seen, and paper planes of protest.
Learn about the animal spies among us, get tips on how to survive nuclear war, and watch a world record get broken.
In honor of April Fool’s Day, we present you with jokes, mishaps, and fun times all around.
Grudinin shaves the ‘stache, the other election results are in, and New Zealand struggles to offend Russia.
Putin has again been elected president. This post was originally written/aired in November 2007. Apparently, it still seems relevant.
Nukes get names, a truck becomes a camera, and an old church gets a fresh look.
Adults want kids to vote, kids want Leonardo DiCaprio to soak himself, and Leo wants fewer video games on TV.