Saturday, May 19, 2007

To prevent people from going to Dissenters' Marches, authorities in cities like Chelyabinsk are threatening to draft them.

Nice army they're gonna get this way, very efficient, very reliable.


  1. Background: The war in Iraq has taken the luster off “Be All You Can Be” and “Army of One,” the U.S. Army’s recruiting campaigns.

    Suggestion: In helping the Kremlin combat dissidents, the Russian Army, known for widespread and often fatal bullying, could come up with something like “That’s All You’ll Ever Be. One by One.”

  2. Interesting story.. what's the source?

  3. i heard it on radio echo of moscow this morning - and there were a few more similar stories earlier this week, elsewhere.

    here's a link to echo's really brief item: