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WIP - WWII Soviets.

First up, the T-34/76 company. Just short of the Coy Commander’s tank. Have also done the /85 turrets to allow for easy upgrades. Complete with riders. 157 more words


Sour Cream and Pedicures (Fragmented Memories from Ukraine)

A couple of weeks ago I was sipping limoncello on a balcony overlooking the lower Amalfi Coast, but it feels more like an era has passed. 808 more words


X Post Daily Syndrome: Soviet Doctor Performs first Auto-Appendectomy.

The soviets had a certain reputation for being unflinching, bat-shit insane, hard asses. A lot of that probably had to do with American movies portraying them that way so that they they would make good foils for our boxing movies. 110 more words


10 Reasons Why Communism Sucks

Recently we saw a list called Top 10 Reasons Why Capitalism Sucks: consider this list an antidote to that one. The entries in this list are not necessarily replies to the earlier one; it’s meant to stand alone. 1,469 more words

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Monument to the Soviet Army, Sofia

In a park in the middle of Sofia there is a disused and ignored Monument to the Soviet Army. In front of it is a skate park. 137 more words


Man with a movie camera, an experiment in montage, a documentary or avant-garde? Can all of these genres exist within one film?

The Man with a Movie Camera is a work of art, it too is a work of non-fiction thus, its categorization brings to play a crucial question, can an experimental film produced by an auteur portray an accurate reality? 2,015 more words


It might sound like the Match.com identity of a guy in a pub in the midlands*, but the Gaz 67 is actually a rugged little off-road vehicle that was originally developed for the Russian military. 69 more words