These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Two hand puppets of Cheburashka and Gena presented cartoons and the like on Swedish TV back in the seventies, and most people growing up then will remember them fondly.
Memetic Mutation: Of course, a culture as prone to memes as russian couldn't pass on such popular phenomenon. Starting with numerous anecdotes (of both safe and not safe for kids variety), and probably culminating in art-project the entire point of which is to spoof characters of the series.