According to documents obtained by the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, a respected collective of investigative journalists (part-funded by the U. Department of State), 17 British banks including Lloyds TSB, Barclays, HSBC, the Queen’s bank Coutts, and the Royal Bank of Scotland handled £600 million from the Laundromat.
Even though meeting, dating, marrying and living with someone from a different country can seem intimidating at times, it’s also very exciting. With a total population of 1.5 million, Vainakhs form one percent of Russia’s total population of 145 million, and so would seem a natural presence in the capital. Yet very few Muscovites have any idea what we look like, or what makes us different from other “chernozhopye” (“black-asses,” a pejorative used by Russians when referring to peoples from the Northern and Southern Caucasus, as well as those from Central Asia).The following 1,700 words and expressions are rude, naughty and generally not something you would say in front of your mother (this is an alternative Russian slang dictionary, after all).Others are mere colloquialisms but also fail to appear in standard Russian dictionaries, the newest section concerns modern Russian Internet slang (do not miss the new krivetizator, a tool turning proper Russian into something a geek can read).Let them go back to their Chechnya and die under our bombs!