As a total history nerd, this really tickles my fancy. Anyone who has studied contemporary Russian history knows just how cracked out their leaders were. Sucks for the Russians. Really fun for the rest of us.
Random Fact: Did you know that in World War I, there weren’t enough guns for the vast sea of Russian infantry? There was only 1 gun for every 4 soldiers. Their basic strategy was just to pick up a gun from the dead guy in front of you and push forward. RUSSIANS BE CRAY-CRAY