Russia: “Preved, omerekancheg!”

A Chicago-based LJ user angstzeit encounters a Russian-speaking bear and through a flashmob of Russian commenters learns about the Preved!-mania. John Lurie's original drawing; hundreds of followups at ru_preved LJ community; Preved! stuff; lots of Russian slang and obsceneties; a Cold War between the Preved Bear and the O RLY Owl; a discussion of stereotypes – and an invitation to visit Russia from LJ user romeus: “All of my American friends tell me that they have gotten happier after they visited Russia. you should come visit Moscow! PREVED!!! In Moscow the “Preveders” have already gone twice to the Moscow zoo to say PREVED to the bears. How happy is that?!!! :)))”


  • Preved, krosavchegi!
    Official MEDVED’s site

  • TimmaY

    Official site is

  • You can even send PREVED! binary picture by SMS in Latvia.

  • Preved, kakdila?

  • Molodchegi!

    My ofishial side is and only one!

  • Humanoid

    ggg vot dolboeby %)

  • Medvezata-to s Aliaski

    A po mojemu vsia eta prevedcina, kak i drebeden s temi karikaturami na musulmanskogo proroka, est ne chto inoje, kak besposchadnaja informacionnaja vojna, v kotoruju
    kstati gosdep USA vlozhil sestiznachnuju summy. Ocen tolkovo produmannaja specialistami iz sfer marketinga, psichologiji, obschestvovedenija i kultury! Hot nemnogo
    imejuschij delo s perecislennymi sferami i interesujuschijsia politiceskoj i socialnoj situacijei v strane celovek bez osobogo truda zametit celenapravlennost
    prodvizhenija “brenda” Preved (still not copyrighted?!?). Poprostu govoria – eto – aisberg, vidimaja storona kotorogo vygliadit kak zaminirovannaja igruska,
    podbroshennaja Vaffen-SS detiskam. Nerealno? Ocen daze! Nikogda v strane ne bylo takogo beskulturija i demoralizaciji celoveka, cennostej, principov – a ved
    bez nih, ty i v mnogotysiachnoj tolpe britogolovyh prevedov budesh ne vojin, zascitnik Otecestva, a shut gorohovyj…

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  • duplexx

    Medvezata-to s Aliaski, preved umnicheg-culturnicheg!

  • Медвед

    Превед МЕДВЕДАМ!

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