RUSSIAN MEMES

Russia is crazy! And so are their memes! On this page I present some of what I’ve discovered in the text-Siberia of Russian-language internet.


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MY BRAIN

A SHAMEFUL ACT I DID FIVE YEARS GO

ME, TRYING TO FALL ASLEEP

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Hello! Can you give us some books about suicide?

Fuck off! You won’t be returning them anyway.

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Mom,

will the rupture in the space-time continuum

be repaired some day?

I’m not mama,

I’m your daughter

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HE SEES YOU

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(5)

NEGOTIATIONS AFTER WORLD WAR II

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11 June 2019, cover of Novaya Gazeta 

ЖурFuck, if read out phonetically in Russian, sounds like the English “You’re fucked”.

‘Жур’ is also the first syllable in the Russian word for journalist — ‘журналист’.

A clear reference to the disturbing arrest and torture of Ivan Golunov, an investigative reporter who has researched extensively on political corruption and money laundering schemes.

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      MADAME CIGARETTE      MISTER ALCOHOL      COMRADE DRUGS

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Who wore it better:

Zayn or Stalin?

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I’m responsible for this one:


                    IF KNAUSGAARD CALLS YOU FROM NORWAY, GO TO THE FBI!

Thousands and thousands of pages of information….

Relatedly, a Russian translation of Min Kamp is now being published (finally). It’s not quite yet in print, but an ePub version is available through the Apple Bookstore.

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                                 ANGELS IN RENAISSANCE                           ANGELS IN

                                      PAINTINGS                                               THE BIBLE

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Uber Driver: You mind some music?

Me: Nope

Uber Driver:

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RUSSIA, ONWARD!

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WHEN FINALLY ALL OF THE FOREIGNERS LEAVE AND YOU CAN GET BACK TO NORMAL LIFE IN RUSSIA

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Russian yoga

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Google Street View,

Russia edition

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We call ourselves

“The Dynamic Duo”

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TFW … you think the FSB are going to kill you after planting drugs on your person, but it’s actually a surprise wedding proposal.

Who says Russian men aren’t romantic????? 🇷🇺❤️ 💍

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