Monthly Archive: November 2007

Peter Nalitch’s “Gitar” video – at last, Russia has its own Borat

Peter Nalitch’s “Gitar” video – at last, Russia has its own Borat

At last, Russia has a homegrown star to match Borat. Peter Nalitch’s cheesy pop video “Gitar” has taken the newly launched youtube.ru by storm, notching up more than 350,000 views already. Seriously – who...

Does Putin really want a 2-party Duma?

With just a couple of weeks to go until Russia’s parliamentary elections on 2nd December, it’s looking increasingly as though United Russia are set for a massive victory. However, depressingly, only two of the...

Totally un-corrupt Israel crush Russia

Israel beat Russia 2-1 on Saturday, a result which leaves Russia’s hopes of qualifying for football’s Euro 2008 hanging by a slender thread and proves comprehensively that Israel are the most honest team in...

Wannabe Russian spy arrested in Britain

Wannabe Russian spy arrested in Britain

There are a few, relatively low key stories in the British papers today about the ‘capture’ of a Russian spy in England, but it’s a bit of an odd story. Peter Hill, the 23...