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The Russian Way of Solving Problems (Video)

How to attract the attention of authorities


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There is a famous saying about Russia: “Russia has two main problems - roads and fools”. And unpredictable things can happen when these two problems meet each other...

This video is a striking example that illustrates this saying.

 

 

It was shot in the Ural city of Chelyabinsk (mostly famous for a meteor falling there in 2013) which is well-known for the hardy mentality of its people, who are so severe that they are able to do lots of crazy things (according to many folk jokes about them).

“Chelyabinsk opens up new opportunities! It’s cool when you have a possibility to develop and go ahead! Cable wakeboarding is a thing of the past. Mud and puddles offer a real extreme sport! Thank God we don’t have any problems with that in our city!”

In such an unusual way the young extreme sport lover decided to attract the attention of authorities to one of the biggest problems of Chelyabinsk - bad roads.

Well, who knows? It might work. But if not, I guess it’s not a big deal: Chelyabinsk people are so severe that they can easily master a new way of transportation - such as wakeboarding in waves of mud and puddles, as we have seen.


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