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Crazy Photos From Russia That Prove It’s Another World

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It’s been nearly 30 years since the wall came down and the communist East became the capitalist East. However, that doesn’t mean that our Russian cousins have adopted all our fancy American ways.

In fact, as you’ll see from these crazy photos, Russia is still another world.

 

Standing On The Corner Can Be Chilly

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This guy must be really keen to get on the bus he’s waiting for. It looks like it’s 10 degrees below zero. The babushka with him has the right idea when it comes to clothes.

 

The Axe Arrow

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We would imagine that this combination of weapons doesn’t work very well in practice, but we admire just how badass it looks in a photo.

 

Just Putting Some Fuel In The Tank

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Yes, that’s a literal tank, and it’s on the forecourt of a gas station. We recommend that you don’t cut this guy off as he rejoins the highway.

 

4. With A Little Help From A Trolley

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This looks like an accident waiting to happen. You lose a tire, so what do you do? Prop the van up on a sort of metal skateboard. Obvious, isn’t it?

 

Neighborhood Cinema Gets A Trial Run

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We don’t think that this would ever catch on in America. We already have drive-in movies, you probably don’t need sit-in TV.

 

He Can Do This Standing On His Head

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The headstand is impressive, albeit painful-looking. But why in the name of all that is good has his friend dropped his pants at the same time?

 

The Game No One Wants To Play Ever

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The idea of an Angry Birds game you can play in real life is awesome. The demonic-looking clown attendant? Not so much. We’ll pass.

 

Improvisation Is In The Russian Soul

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If you can’t find a potter’s wheel, that’s not a problem. What you do in Russia is use a car wheel instead. That’s not dangerous at all, honest.

 

Ingenuity In Packing Is A Matter Of National Pride

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It makes no sense at all to drive your all-terrain vehicle when you can lay it on its side and wedge it in a long haul truck.

 

The Witch’s Windshield Wiper

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It’s a peculiar economy when you can afford to buy a BMW, but you have to implement this bizarre window cleaning system. Full marks for crazy.

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These Celebrity Doppelgangers From The Past Have Us Seeing Double

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