Have strength, my little cabbage. By the mercy of NKVD Order No. 00447, we have been chosen for Resettlement.

We will show the tin mines of Kolyma the true power of the proletariat.


19 Responses to “”

  1. Eric Rosenfield Says:

    That’s not what that says, tovarish!

    The westerners lie.

  2. Sammy Says:

    It is apparent that the many commenters who insist that the captions are not a correct translation, are too post-Soviet to have learned how to read between the lines.

    Let me tell you–that was true reading, comrades!

  3. Lorez Says:

    So wonderful.

  4. Ashe Says:

    Oh so, so perfect. I’m going to have to refer to loved ones as “little cabbage” from now on.

  5. tastouch Says:

    I am fluent in both Russian and Kat, psychically fluent, so stop being boorish. The translations are purrfect. Eat your borscht.

  6. Prokofy Neva Says:

    Correct translation:

    “If you’ve invited a girl to dance, don’t be happy, you’ll still have to dance with her first.”

  7. Fluent Says:

    Yeewuu, armpit humor! It’s a good thing there isn’t an Internet capabilty for inserting farts; these Russian cat posts have been violated by Homer Simpson!

  8. Stormrider Says:

    This website is fantastic. Fact.

  9. A conversation we have all of us had « Redikulus Says:

    […] square, we ate a hearty meal of breakfast burritos and onion rings. Those were happier days. But here in the mines of Narodnaya, for us there is only sweat and dust and the meager root […]

  10. greedydave Says:

    This website is magnificent and honours the memory of comrade Brezhnev.

    You must all come to my dasha where we will sit afront the fire, drink potato vodka and reminisce about Minsk.

  11. asd Says:

    I may be wrong, but Kolyma mines were gold mines, and only GULAG workers were working there, no one was being resettled there.

  12. Hydra Says:

    Shouldn’t that be “proletaricat”?

  13. Harold Says:

    We, ugly Americans, sure do love to laugh – so long as its @ others’ expense. Someone hx0rz this site already. Lame.

  14. N Says:


    That’s the point. Go google yourself some 00447.

  15. Fischer Says:

    “We, ugly Americans, sure do love to laugh – so long as its @ others’ expense. Someone hx0rz this site already. Lame.”

    Really? I didn’t realize some people were so humorless.

  16. MQDuck Says:

    Okay, this photo is just stupidly cute.

    Unbelievably cute.

  17. RUSSIAxUSA Says:

    MQDuck: You understand they are actually fighting not hugging, right?

  18. HalloThar Says:

    This is definitely a favorite for me. 😀

  19. leetx Says:

    Hi there, for all time i used to check weblog posts here early in the morning, as i like to gain knowledge of more and more.

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