Best Jokes From the Soviet Union – Go to Gulag

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In a school in the republic of Georgia the teacher asked the students to tell about their fathers.

“Turashvili, tell about your father.”

“My father grows oranges. He takes them to Moscow, sells there and makes good money.”

“Now you, Beridze.”

“My father grows laurel leaves. He takes them to Moscow, sells there, and makes good money.”

“Now you, Klividze.”

“My father works in the Division for the Fight Against Embezzlements and Speculations. When Beridze’s and Turashvili’s fathers go to Moscow, they always first see my father. So he makes good money.”

“Now you, Chavchavadze.”

“My father is a chemical engineer.”

The class burst in laughter.

“Children,” the teacher said. “It’s not good to laugh at somebody’s grief.”

 

A man died and was sent to the paradise. After a while, he became bored with the paradise, with the eternal quiet, abundance of flowers, absence of worries. So he requested to let him visit the hell as a tourist. God consented. In the hell, he saw people playing cards, drinking wine, and making love. He liked it very much and upon return to the paradise applied for a transfer to hell for good. God consented. As soon a he appeared at the hell’s gate, demons grabbed him and pushed him into a barrel with hot tar.

“Stop it! I was here with a visit and saw the people drinking vodka, playing cards, making love.”

“Don’t confuse the area designated for tourists and sustained by the Propaganda Department, with this area which is for residents.”

sovietunion flagOn the occasion of the anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution, a meeting of Party members is held in a village. The Chairman of the local Soviet gives a speech,

“Dear comrades! Let’s look at the amazing achievements of our Party after the revolution. For example, here sits Maria. Who was she before? An illiterate peasant woman, she had but one dress and no shoes. And now? She is an exemplary milkmaid known over the entire region. Or look at Ivan Andreev. He was the poorest man in this village, had no horse, no cow, and even no axe. And now? He is a tractor driver, and has two pairs of shoes! Or look at Trofim Semenovich Alekseev. He was a nasty hooligan, a lowest drunkard, a dirty gadabout. Nobody trusted him even with a snowdrift in wintertime, as he would steal anything his gaze fell upon. And now he’s a Secretary of the Party Committee!”

Two brothers, John, and Bob, who lived in America and were members of the communist party, decided to emigrate to the USSR. Even though they didn’t believe the American media’s negative reports on the conditions in the USSR, they decided to exercise caution. First, only John would go to Russia to test the waters. If, contrary to the media reports, the living conditions would be found good, and the reports about persecutions by the KGB false, than John would write a letter to Bob using black ink whose color would signify that the letter is to be taken at face value. If, though, the situation in the USSR happened to be bad, and John would be afraid of writing the truth, he would use red ink thus indicating that whatever he says in the letter must not be believed.

In three months John sent his first report. It was in black ink and read, “Dear brother Bob! I’m so happy here! It’s a beautiful country, I enjoy complete freedom, and high standard of living. All the capitalist press wrote was lies. Everything is readily available! There is only one small thing of which there’s shortage, namely red ink.”

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A delegation of foreign communists came to see a Moscow kindergarten. Before they came, the kids were instructed to answer every question by the visitors with just one sentence, “In the USSR everything is the best in the world.”

The visitors came and asked their questions:

Children, do you like your kindergarten?”

“In the USSR everything is the best in the world!” the kids shouted.

“And what about the food you get?”

“In the USSR everything is the best in the world!”

“Do you like your toys?”

“In the USSR everything is the best in the world!”

At that, the smallest boy in the group started crying.

“Misha, why are you crying? What happened?”

“I want to go to the USSR!”

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