Concerns about insurance fraud and other unpleasantries are inducing many Russian drivers to mount video cameras on their dashes. In their efforts to protect themselves from exploitation, they've also racked up an incredible archive of near-misses and utter insanity. What's the best Russian dashcam video?

We'll start with a classic example of the kind of thing that we always wants to get on tape, just to show everyone and watch that "oooooh! that was close!" reaction: driving at a good speed on an icy road, slowing down, "hmmm, what's up ahead OH GOD WATCH OUT whoa, phew! Is the mirror still there?" It'll spike your system quicker than espresso.


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