I lived in Russia for 4yrs. It'* amazing I didn't get slaughtered (and thankfully my '94 LSS only suffered a passenger side mirror smack). Driving there is a matter of inches. Every single time I returned home with everything still intact, I could actually feel my body de-stressing.
Without fail, the mooks in Central Asia and Eastern Europe seem to think they're at the top of the food chain as soon as they can finance a Landrover, Mercedes, Audi, or beemer. I've seen a Maybach crushed flat all the way back to the front seats, Audis completely destroyed, and mangled Beemers. They will slaughter anybody in their way.
Idiots don't realize that if you own a Mercedes in Western Europe, you're a taxi driver. Here'* for them