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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday Night Funnies

Russia Wants Bulgarians to Stop Painting Soviet Monuments To Look Like American Superheroes

Russia is demanding that Bulgaria try harder to prevent vandalism of Soviet monuments, after yet another monument to Soviet troops in Sofia was spray-painted, ITAR-Tass reported. 

 The Russian Embassy in Bulgaria has issued a note demanding that its former Soviet-era ally clean up the monument in Sofia’s Lozenets district, identify and punish those responsible, and take “exhaustive measures” to prevent similar attacks in the future, the news agency reported Monday. 

The monument was sprayed with red paint on the eve of the Bulgarian Socialist Party’s celebration of its 123rd anniversary, the Sofia-based Novinite news agency reported. The vandalism was the latest in a series of similar recent incidents in Bulgaria — each drawing angry criticism from Moscow…


Infidel753 said...

Sorry, Tin-of-Pu, this is the Bulgarian equivalent of tearing down Confederate statues (just done with considerably more wit). When you occupy another country for decades and impose a puppet government loyal to yourself against the will of the native people, you can't expect to be beloved there when your empire finally collapses and you have to pull out.

Frank Wiener said...

If only America's angry #ResistAnts had such a delightful sense of humor...

Kevin Robbins said...

I was going to suggest this might be a nice touch for the confederate statues. How would Jeff Davis look as Ronald McDonald?