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A musical tribute to Russian energy diplomacy

Nevermind Eurovision, this little number by a Moscow military theater troop is about as succinct an expression of Russia's current foreign-policy stance as you could ask for:

Hat tip: Gideon Rachman and TransMission.

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Friday Photo: Sex theme park opens in China

Visitors try to get a glimpse of 'Love Land', billed as China's first-ever sex theme park, in southwest China's Chongqing municipality on May 15, 2009. The sex theme park is slated to open in October, but detractors hope the project will never see the light of day, as the exhibits of naked human sculptures, giant genitals and boasts a sex technique workshop is stirring up howls of protest.

The Guardian has more.

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