Youths of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Pay Respects On Army Day

Friday, February 23rd was Defenders of the Motherland Day (also known as Army Day, or Men’s Day).  It is a national holiday across the whole of Russia, and should be a welcome breather for the Russian Army which, if President Putin’s recent speech in Munich is to be believed, should be preparing to defend their country against an imminent American invasion.

Anyway, as the brave soldiers of Russia were doubtlessly digging trenches around Volgagrad and St. Petersburgians were hoarding food, what were the youth of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk up to on this day of army celebration?  Why, they were robbing the military hospital which sits behind my apartment of its fire extinguishers by climbing through a hole in the roof!

Thieving bastards, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

That’ll help the war effort!


6 thoughts on “Youths of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Pay Respects On Army Day

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  2. WTH they need fire extinguishers for?!?

    They spent the next 20 minutes or so discharging them at each other.

  3. Hey, at least they were not seating on their behinds in front of the screen all day! Sometimes I wished my son would actually do something stupid rather than hear screams “fire in the hole” from his room!

  4. Tim, you are lucky that was a hospital not an ammo warehouse : )
    So, Tatyana, tell me, stealing fire extinguishers from a hospital is called now “at least they were not seating on their behinds”!! hmmmmmm, weird !!
    Hope your son doesn’t read your comment 😉

  5. Don’t worry about my son, ZZ, he’s doing something stupid right about this very minute. Making his mama proud!

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