What do the Space Race, Nixon, Khrushchev, Russian fast-food workers with venereal disease and the mujahideen have in common? They’re all part of this insane true story that’s been lost to history
This breezy, ‘30 for 30’-like film recounts how U.S. investors tried to profit off a rebrand of the former Soviet Union’s championship team. But the movie mostly just demonstrates the limits of capitalism and arrogance.
Memes linking the cartoon icon to the U.S.S.R. lead down a curious rabbit-hole