07 March 2013, Thursday, 10:01

Young Ufa townspeople presented «Real Russia» to the English-speaking audience in ironic video blog

author: Arina Rakhimkulova

The English-speaking YouTube-channel «Real Russia», created by two Ufa guys — Sergey Baklykov and Sergey Pitchugin, includes more than 30 plots, lively telling about everyday life of the Russian youth. It has 350 thousand views and became a topic of Russia Today TV channel plot. The idea of the video blog is simple – to show all English-speaking audience a real life in our country by the example of Ufa.

In the first release of the video channel guys invite to drive VAZ-2106 car manufactured in 1976 along Lenin Street  - the main street of the city, and also to visit blogger’s accommodation place where one of authors eats a sandwich with sausage, defining it as typical «Russian fastfood». The camera of fans of an export video reflection fixed many objects surrounding us, — kindergartens, "summer cottages", grocery fairs, public transport of Ufa, gas filling stations, city parks, bus stops — everything that catches someone’s eyes.

In spite of the fact that their amateur video works are little-known so far in their native land, in February, 2013 bloggers already had time to visit the "export" again Russian TV channel Russia Today.

According to popular Ufa blogger 800-pts who presented releases of "Real Russia" in republican Live Journal-community «102», they «are quite interesting not only to the western audience».