Irony, Russian Style

The Aurora

The Aurora

I was going to try to write something witty about revelations that a Russian billionaire threw a party last week on the cruiser Aurora, which famously fired a blank shell at the Winter Palace during the 1917 Bolshevik takeover, and is now a museum of Communist propaganda. But seriously, just read this article about the “Capitalist Orgy” from the St. Petersburg Times. I have nothing to add.

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One response to “Irony, Russian Style

  1. kevintlincoln

    “Popular rock singer Sergei Shnurov and his musicians performed explicit songs for the guests from a stage erected on a barge berthed alongside the Avrora…”

    In other news, rock singer Sergei Shnurov sees record sales triple following an article in the St. Petersburg Times.

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