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02.03.15 Monty McKeever

Two of Vladimir Putin’s most high-profile critics have joined forces and announced plans for large-scale anti-Putin protests in Moscow on March 1st. Activist and opposition leader Alexei Navalny, currently under house arrest, announced the protest online this week when he published his letter to the government requesting permission for the march. The letter is cosigned […]

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08.27.14 Marina Galperina

There’s lots of useless shit on Zazzle.com, the on-demand printing company that gets sued sometimes. Specifically, there’s lots of Putin fan merch, like the Shepard Fairey bootlegs and other crap, but this collection is simply delightful. With slogans such as “Vladimir Putin What A Great Guy!” and “Vladimir Putin Coolest World Leader,” the series is being offered by interesting Libertarian voice-over actor and possible artist Tony […]

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08.04.14 Sophie Weiner

Last Friday, a bird took a well-timed shit on Vladimir Putin, while he was giving a speech at the unveiling of a monument commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I. The poop landed on the Russian President’s tailored suit shoulder, as he said, “Humankind should grasp one truth: violence generates violence.” Watch the video […]

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08.28.13 Kyle Petreycik

According to a museum director at the Muzei Vlasti (Museum of Authorities), an artist whose work depicts Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev sporting women’s undergarments whilst brushing each other’s hair has fled the country and is apparently seeking asylum in France. The painting Travesty is just one of the works by artist Konstantin Altunin that […]

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09.06.12 Marina Galperina

We remixed it!* In a comedic media stunt, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin took to the skies over norther Siberia recently on a motorized hang glider in order to “help endangered cranes begin their migration to wintering grounds in Iran and India” and distract you from Pussy Riot. We added a little soundtrack. Did it […]

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12.13.10 Marina Galperina

Behold, Russian Prime Minister Putin singing Blioo-be-ree Hill at a fancy shin-ding in St. Petersburg. It’s mesmerizing. Like a python eating. And singing Blueberry Hill. […]

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