Putin Nabs a Hip-Hop Award

hiphop041510.jpgBlogging about Russia used to be fun … the hilarity of those early topless photo shoots of Vladimir Putin, Judo demonstrations, and other key moments in the building of his cult of personality – there was so much to talk about.

Now they are just giving it away.

Moscow Times:  Putin Nominated for Music Award

There is really almost nothing snarky to say at this point.  For those who haven’t yet seen the delightful video of Putin slumming it with the youth, click here.