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Brutistan -- April Fool's Day, 1994
The Moscow Tribune went out onto the streets of Moscow to ask people what they thought about the ethnic cleansing in Brutistan. They received a variety of concerned replies. The joke was that Brutistan does not exist.

April Fool Categories: Fictitious Geography, Newspapers, Russia, 1994.
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