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Tyolka Tuesdays: Russia's Virtual Peep Shows

This week on Tyolka Tuesday, we have something totally new. A Russian video sharing website called Smotri (which means “look” in Russian) just launched a new video chat function. It allows people to broadcast a live video feed from their…

Posted on: September 2nd, 2008 | Comments (2)

Russia's Social Networking Babes

Russia got into the social networking game a little late. The industry still isn’t very hi-tech and doesn’t have all those dorky Facebook plugins that people in the West are used to. But Russia’s got a natural resource that Facebook’s…

Posted on: August 19th, 2008 | Leave Comment

Tyolka Tuesdays: Russia’s Wall Carpet Girls

We’ve been getting a lot of complaints lately. It seems many of our readers have been jonesing for their daily dyev fix ever since The eXile was taken offline by the Kremlin. Well, our policy at EXILED ONLINE is that…

Posted on: August 17th, 2008 | Comments (2)

Russia's Airborne Troops Celebrate In Gorky Park!

You know how Russia’s threatening to start sending nuke-carrying, long-range bombers to Cuba? Well, meet the Few, the Proud, and the Wasted of Russia’s VDV, the country’s elite Airborne Troops. Look at these faces long and hard, folks. And then…

Posted on: August 4th, 2008 | Comments Off on Russia’s Airborne Troops Celebrate In Gorky Park!

Death Porn: Vodka, A Weapon For The Body And Mind

While the whole world has been focusing on Prime Minister Putin’s brutal slaughter of the Russian economy, a whole slew of other lesser, but oh so much more graphic, crimes have crept by undetected. We’re here to put a stop…

Posted on: July 30th, 2008 | Comments (1)

Patriotic Babushka Sings Stalin's Praises

Ever wonder who exactly those 47% of Russians are who are nostalgic for the days of Stalin? Here is one babushka caught singing the Soviet anthem, and singing, and singing, testing the notoriously patient Russian masses…until

Posted on: July 29th, 2008 | Leave Comment

A Prostitute's Guide to Ulyanovsk & Photo Essay

View of Ulyanovsk from my 20th floor hotel room On a Sunday evening in Ulyanovsk, after the Give Birth to a Patriot ceremony, I found myself in a movie theater watching Wanted, the new Russian-directed Angelina Jolie flick, with a…

Posted on: July 22nd, 2008 | Leave Comment

Clifford J. Levy's Cold Shower

According to Pulitzer Prize-seeking reporter Clifford Levy of the New York Times, Russia still turns off its hot water to apartments for a month every summer. It’s the kind of scoop that has made Levy a star

Posted on: July 16th, 2008 | Leave Comment

Baby Bumper Crop in Lenin's Hometown

Gov. Sergei Morozov baptizes a UAZ-Patriot, the grand prize for one lucky newborn’s family. ULYANOVSK, Russia—On a humid Sunday afternoon in late June, about 100 couples clutching newborn babies filed into the Lenin Memorial overlooking the wide banks of the Volga River. This…

Posted on: July 16th, 2008 | Leave Comment

Russian Darwin Awards: Kid Jumps Off Bridge and Dies

A 20-year-old in Yaroslavl does a back-flop off a 70 ft high bridge on a dare, breaks his back upon entry and sinks to the bottom of Volga like a stone. His friends catch the whole thing—including his last puffs…

Posted on: July 15th, 2008 | Leave Comment

Welcome to Nashestvie, Russia’s largest open-air Russian rock festival. It is held annually around Moscow, this year in Tver. Can’t you just feel the love?

Posted on: July 14th, 2008 | Leave Comment

The eXile: Banned in Russia!

They’re looking for us! As you know, we’ve been fucked over for good in Russia. “Why they done gone ‘n do that?” you ask in your innocent/retarded Deliverance way? Well, we’re too busy hiding from the FSB

Posted on: June 22nd, 2008 | Leave Comment