Da Bears

Did you know that “Medvedev” is the genitive plural form of “bears” in Russian?

Putin Bear and baby bearPutin and Medvedev

Also, “the bear was taken up as the symbol of The United Russia Party, which at present dominates political life in Russia,” according to Wikipedia.

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2 responses to “Da Bears

  1. ben

    send the bears home!

  2. fredje

    Does Steven Colbert know this? He will no doubt want to put Russia on the “Dead to Me” list.

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