Russian Chocolate Bar Showing Map of Russia 2015 Includes Ukraine and Alaska


contributor-80x100-mchastainFor reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin said he will respect Ukraine’s presidential election and work with the new president, but there is an interesting chocolate bar for sale in Russia.

Produced by a Russian company called Shokobox, it shows Russia in 2015, and the country is a lot bigger. Labeled as “new territory” is Crimea while “promising” territories are Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Scandinavia, Belarus, Central Asia… and Alaska.

Putin, an ex-KGB, said the collapse of the Soviet Union was the greatest political tragedy of the 20th century. He invaded Georgia in 2008 and annexed Crimea from Ukraine in March…(read more)

5 Comments on “Russian Chocolate Bar Showing Map of Russia 2015 Includes Ukraine and Alaska”

  1. Brittius says:

    Where is Sarah’s house?

  2. peteybee says:

    Ukraine and Alaska are colored the same as the “rest of the world”. The legend describes the rest-of-the-world as “potential territory”, or something along those lines. To entitle your post and suggest that Ukraine and Alaska are singled out is misleading (although it made me click on your link, so i suppose it worked!).

    • The Butcher says:

      When you say “entitle my post”, perhaps you mean “use the headline of the article it’s linked to”. Your issue is with the editors of, the source of both the article and the headline. So, the Russian chocolate company considers the ENTIRE GLOBE “potential” Russian territory? Can’t blame them for wishful thinking, I suppose.

      • peteybee says:

        Ok, Didn’t realize the headline came directly from them — Sorry!

        Yeah, it’s a tongue-in-cheek version of “today Crimea, tomorrow the World!”. Though I suppose a portion of the Ukranian population would not find it amusing.

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