The Russkies accept they have poor roads, and few bridges. It rarely seems to disrupt their supply routes though.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=is3HCs2leGMQuite a few river-crossings featured in the Kamchatka episodes of Ewan McGregor's "Long Way Round" travelogue
The Stalingrad spirit obviously still exists.
O/T but readers north o' the border may be interested to know that Mhairi Black's diaries are being serialised on BBC Scotlandshire:http://bbc.scotlandshire.co.uk/index.php/city-news/936-shades-of-black-mhairis-first-days-at-westminster.htmlPerhaps some kind soul would provide translations for Englanders.
@ Joe Public - C’mon bigman whits nay tae understonMhairi ’s a real wee stotter un a hope she gees a few o those tory numpties a wee malkie or at least a Weegie kiss.Gon yersel Mhairi!
Gee thanks, JRB.So eloquently expressed!
Dear @Joe_PMy apologies, I should have realised that ‘Scots’ or more particularly ‘Parliamo Glasgow’ may not be to your ‘Standard English’ taste.Therefore, may I direct you to the ‘Herald on Sunday’ where you will find a most eloquent and articulate diary entry written entirely in ‘Standard English’ by none other than Ms Mhairi Black MP herself. –http://www.heraldscotland.com/politics/scottish-politics/mhairi-blacks-diary-of-a-novice-mp-in-which-our-heroine-goes-through-the-.126259431RegardsJ
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