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    True to life portrait of Russia

    This is the first true description of Russia as written by a bloody foreigner that I've seen in ages. A must read for everyone on this board:

    http://www.iras.ucalgary.ca/~volk/sylvia/Knout.htm
    Show yourself - destroy our fears - release your mask

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    Home sweet home
    Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.

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    I'm excited about visiting now. Will those public punishments be on every week? Do I need to book?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Germain de Langy
    After all, Russia is only an immense barrack, in which every one is in a state of arrest.
    Not much has changed, eh?

    I was pondering the other day whether Russia still is a completely feudal society.
    Море удачи и дачу у моря

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    Quote Originally Posted by waxwing
    Quote Originally Posted by Germain de Langy
    After all, Russia is only an immense barrack, in which every one is in a state of arrest.
    Not much has changed, eh?

    I was pondering the other day whether Russia still is a completely feudal society.
    Indeed. We're all in a state of a gruesome feudal arrest, foreign churls and serfs included. But people all over the world (peasants, craftsmen, rich and humble merchants, kniggits and troubadours) would give their front teeth to be under this kind of arrest.
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