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Russian and Soviet Humor

Russian and Soviet humor at its best.

1000 years of Russian state, 73 years of Soviet Power and 6 years of Perestroika produced a number of enlightening, educational and inspirational anecdotes, short stories, aphorisms, etc. that we proudly present here.

Информация к Размышлению: I have converted some of the best humor here to HTML format, so that you can fully enjoy its high quality content. Remeber, it is all in KOI-8. Here is a list of HTML humor:

PopAndSobaka
A terrifying story about Pop and Sobaka who loved each other so much that ...
Stalin 20+7
20+7 Short Stories About Stalin by Dmitriy Prigov. Truly amazing previously unknown details from life of the Father of The People.
Command.Com
Nostalgic stories about Comrade Command.Com and Silicon Life, DOS Crisis and Great Russification.
Yeltsiniana
Collection of Odes that celebrate and discover the current Great Leader.

First two items in this list were nominated to the humor section of the 1996 Teneta Literary Contest.

Boy, we got so many humor units here, that we had to classify them.

Humor Classification

alt
Alternative stuff: Mit''ki, Narki, Korovy, etc.
army
Army humor
assorted
Assorted anecdotes and stuff
classix
Heavy Classix: 1001 political anecdotes, Chukcha, Vovochka, Rzhevsky, Fedot Streletz, etc.
high-tech
High-tech stories and anecdotes: Computers, tov. Command Com, Pochtalyon Pechkin, Winnie Pooh.
lenin-n-stalin
Recollections of Old Bolsheviks on Dear Leaders and Favorite Comrades.
literaturnye
Literary anecdotes: Pushkin, Platonov, and muzhiki.
musical
Musical anecdotes.
oster
Oster: Vrednye Sovety, Physics.
pictures
Fun pictures.
rasskazy
Short stories.
shtirlitz
Spy vs Spy: Standartenfuhrer SS Shtirlitz vs Colonel Isaev.
Also you can check out Writesr P. N. Ass and N. O. Begemotov page who claim that have written some of Shtirlitz stories.
stishki
Verses: Pop and Sobaka, etc.
thoughts
Deep thoughts.
ukraine
Ukrainian anecdotes: Mumu, etc.
xxx
Barkov and his followers.

Guest Stars

Pisateli Ass and Begemotov
seem to be the authors of the Shtirlitz novels (not all of them).
Aleksandr Golubev
is the author of Commnad.Com and other interesting poems and songs.


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