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http://english.pravda.ru/society/stories/19-07-2011/118526-s...

via WIRED (it'd be The Onion if it weren't from PRAVDA) - best line?: "In Soviet Russia, pain feels you!":
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/07/soviet-super-soldier...
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RE Marvel Comics' "Red Guardian" & his "Winter Guard": pffft! Americans' got Soviet Super Heroes ALL WRONG -- here she is!*:
http://www.amazon.com/Octobriana-Russian-underground-Peter-S...

*fascinating back story of the book and later adaptations (her character really was purposely copyright-free!):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octobriana
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AnalogGamer wrote:
(it'd be The Onion if it weren't from PRAVDA)


It's the same thing. They put a man in space first, and they put out the first parody newspaper on an international scale.

We in the west must learn to live with our failures...
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So, now then, the: "Hunt for Red Octobriana" shall commence, and MY 'vote' goes for Scarlett Johansson! cool
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GROGnads wrote:
So, now then, the: "Hunt for Red Octobriana" shall commence, and MY 'vote' goes for Scarlett Johansson! cool

Maybe - just maybe - a CGIed* Brigitte Bardot would take up her obvious mantle ~ perhaps this can help visualize it (= purely gratuitous opportunity to introduce this link):
http://unrealitymag.com/index.php/2011/06/30/a-gallery-of-th...

*hey, they did it for Jeff Bridges
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