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· February, 2014

Stories about Humor from February, 2014

“A Trip He Will Not Forget”: Russian Man Flies to Tajikistan By Mistake

A young man did not check his ticket before departure and arrived in Tajikistan's Kurgan-Tyube instead of Russia's Kurgan.

Brazilian Activist's Video Satire Censored After Globo TV Claims Copyright

"The video that Globo doesn't wan't you to see", in which activist Rafucko exposes Globo's biased broadcast about demonstrations in Brazil.

Jamaicans Make Do with Fake Verdict in Vybz Kartel Trial

Malagasy React to SI Swimming Suit Issue and Model's Take on Madagascar

The President That Could Not Stand His “Stan”

As far as countries go, "stan" is something of a bad brand. PR-sensitive Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev is suggesting it could be time for a change to his country's name.

Trinidad and Tobago: The Soca Kings Play Songs of Anti-Love

Pity Valentine's Day for falling during Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival season, when infectious soca rhythms render human beings powerless against the forces of bad behaviour.

Chinese Singletons Snatch Up Cinema Seats to Sabotage Valentine's Day Dates

One of the organizers of the occupation said that many of those who participated did so wanting to meet new friends, hoping to turn a "prank" into a "blind date".

Welcome All to Russia's 2014 Olympic Hunger Games

Another way to poke fun at Russia's hosting of the Winter Games has emerged: comparisons between the Olympics and the wildly popular Hunger Games franchise.

China: Cleaning Up The Yellow

Art Arises From Snow-Covered Tokyo

Heavy Snowfall Brings Playtime to Tokyo

Family Reunion and the Chinese New Year

When Genocide is, apparently, a Laughing Matter

China Reports That Snowden Claims Aliens Control America

The Horse Year is Coming. Be Happy!

Submit Cartoons on NSA Surveillance and Win $1000

13 Olympic Memes as Sochi Games Approach

RuNet Echo takes a look back at some of the funnier jokes that the Russian online community made about the Sochi Olympics during the years of preparation

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