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* Literature/DirkPittAdventures: In ''Raise The Titanic,'' when Dana Seagram unhesitatingly complies with the Soviet sailor's demands to remove her clothes, she promptly demonstrates just how much of a strong-willed woman she is by taunting them, and when the Russians are rendered speechless, she adds: "[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments What's the matter, Ivan?]] [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome Too used to muscle-bound, hod-carrying Russian women?]]"

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* Literature/DirkPittAdventures: In ''Raise The Titanic,'' when Dana Seagram unhesitatingly complies with the Soviet sailor's demands to remove her clothes, she promptly demonstrates just how much of a strong-willed woman she is by taunting them, and when the Russians are rendered speechless, she adds: "[[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments What's "What's the matter, Ivan?]] [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome Ivan? Too used to muscle-bound, hod-carrying Russian women?]]"women?"

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* Russo-German (born in Russian, but emigrated to Germany as a small child) Ilja Dragunov has a distinctly Soviet theme, and comes out to the ring in a military-style BadassLongcoat to the strains of Soviet-sounding music (''Soviet March'' in wXw, ''Comrades of the Red Army'' in NXT UK), sometimes wears red trunks, and even wears [[RedEyesTakeWarning red contact lenses]].


* In an interview in the February 2012 issue of ''Esquire UK'', Russian [=supermodel=] Irina Shayk, who was born in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia, USSR, said, "You can't break Russian people. We're made in cold snow. We're very resistant."

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* In an interview in the February 2012 issue of ''Esquire UK'', Russian [=supermodel=] Irina Shayk, Creator/IrinaShayk, who was born in Yemanzhelinsk, Russia, USSR, said, "You can't break Russian people. We're made in cold snow. We're very resistant."


* ''Fanfic/ScarTissue'': [[OriginalCharacter Dmitri]] is a Russian ChildSoldier that is portrayed like a tough, extremely competent SuperSoldier and a rude smartass. Reinforced trope, since the author chose making him a Russian because he could not think of something more badass-sounding than a [[HumongousMecha giant robot]] Russian pilot.

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* ''Fanfic/ScarTissue'': [[OriginalCharacter Dmitri]] is a Russian ChildSoldier {{Child Soldier|s}} that is portrayed like a tough, extremely competent SuperSoldier and a rude smartass. Reinforced trope, since the author chose making him a Russian because he could not think of something more badass-sounding than a [[HumongousMecha giant robot]] Russian pilot.


* A common practice is to take a WebOriginal/{{Creepypasta}} and rewrite it to take place in Soviet Russia (with FunetikAksent to match). The main joke being that whatever horror is supposed to be menacing the protagonists of the pasta is no big deal if they are Soviet Russians, because [[RussianGuySuffersMost they live through worse on a daily basis]].

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* A common practice is to take a WebOriginal/{{Creepypasta}} {{Creepypasta}} and rewrite it to take place in Soviet Russia (with FunetikAksent to match). The main joke being that whatever horror is supposed to be menacing the protagonists of the pasta is no big deal if they are Soviet Russians, because [[RussianGuySuffersMost they live through worse on a daily basis]].

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* In ''Film/{{Downfall}}'', Adolf Hitler believes in his dying testimony that the hardy, determined Russians are the stronger and more deserving race [[YouHaveFailedMe than the Germans]], and that their victory will then [[{{Foreshadowing}} put them into conflict against the decadent democracies of the west]] where they will prevail as well.



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* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' of Creator/AAPessimal, Far Überwald (A canonical region populated by people with a rather Russian aura to them) is a place of freezingly cold winters, parchingly hot summers, endless Steppe, a city called Blondograd that endured a long terrible siege, and of course [[VodkaDrunkenski vodka]]. When witches start to come out of Far Überwald in significant numbers to train in Lancre, they demonstrate traditional dances at the Witch Trials. This includes long sharp sabres, intricate dance moves, and an element of DualWielding verging on Flynning. Lancre's Morris Dancers are suitably impressed.
--> Bert, that's only a ladies' team! Imagine if we ever have to play an international against the ''men''?

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* NXT/WWE talent Alexander Rusev ([[FakeNationality who's actually Bulgarian]]).

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* NXT/WWE talent Alexander Rusev ([[FakeNationality who's actually Bulgarian]]). After a few years of waving the Russian flag and dedicating his victories to UsefulNotes/VladimirPutin (in the process creating a {{hatedom}} for himself in his native Bulgaria), Rusev eventually dropped this gimmick and became "Rusev the Bulgarian Brute".


* In the ''TabletopGame/StreetFighter'' RPG, Bison was given an origin as a Soviet mercenary whose unique style, Ler Drit, was based on Soviet assassination techniques supplemented with enhanced jumping techniques and PsychicPowers, because it seemed the most believable origin for him.

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* In the ''TabletopGame/StreetFighter'' ''TabletopGame/StreetFighterTheStorytellingGame'' RPG, Bison was given an origin as a Soviet mercenary whose unique style, Ler Drit, was based on Soviet assassination techniques supplemented with enhanced jumping techniques and PsychicPowers, because it seemed the most believable origin for him.


* [[ComicBook/ThePunisherMAX Punisher]] villain General Nikolai Alexandrovich Zakharo A.K.A ''The Man Of Stone'', exemplifies this trope. In fact, at one point he refers to Frank as a Russian who just happened to be born American.



** Omega Red play it straight.

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** The idea of Hitler being the reason they lost also has some truth. The Allies actively decided against assassinating Hitler because he was so bad at military strategy.

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* The RussianOverkill plugin for Doom is made of this trope, among many others.


* In Moscow, how do you spot the foreigners in winter? Easy! According to the stereotype, no Russian man, other than a guard or laborer on the job, wears gloves, and nobody ever puts his hands in his pockets except to fish something out. In [[Real Life]], most Russian tend to dress warm in the winter. Popular saying is: "A true Siberian is not the one who endures cold but the one who dresses properly".

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* In Moscow, how do you spot the foreigners in winter? Easy! According to the stereotype, no Russian man, other than a guard or laborer on the job, wears gloves, and nobody ever puts his hands in his pockets except to fish something out. In [[Real Life]], Real Life, most Russian Russians tend to dress warm in the winter. Popular saying is: "A true Siberian is not the one who endures cold but the one who dresses properly". Also, it must be noted that Russian apartments are really hot in the winter thanks to cheap gas fired heating. A common complaint among Russian immigrants in the Western countries is relative cold in their apartments.


* In Moscow, how do you spot the foreigners in winter? Easy! No Russian man, other than a guard or laborer on the job, wears gloves, and nobody ever puts his hands in his pockets except to fish something out.

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* In Moscow, how do you spot the foreigners in winter? Easy! No According to the stereotype, no Russian man, other than a guard or laborer on the job, wears gloves, and nobody ever puts his hands in his pockets except to fish something out.out. In [[Real Life]], most Russian tend to dress warm in the winter. Popular saying is: "A true Siberian is not the one who endures cold but the one who dresses properly".



* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2cW-aAvACU&feature=player_embedded This video]] depicts a group of Russian guys casually ''driving through a forest fire''. What's even more mind-bendingly insane is that they encounter other vehicles during their death-defying commute. Yes, that's right, only in Russia can you ''get stuck in traffic in the middle of a damned forest fire''. What's even better is that not only do they not seem at all scared, they seem bored or even mildly annoyed. In fact, they are really scared, but [[DullSurprise Russians apparently emote less.]]

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2cW-aAvACU&feature=player_embedded This video]] depicts a group of Russian guys casually ''driving through a forest fire''. What's even more mind-bendingly insane is that they encounter other vehicles during their death-defying commute. Yes, that's right, only in Russia can you ''get stuck in traffic in the middle of a damned forest fire''. What's even better is that not only do they not seem at all scared, they seem bored or even mildly annoyed. In fact, they are really scared, but [[DullSurprise Russians apparently emote less.]]]] Moreover, most of the video is accompanied with swearing censored by the TV company.

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