...then the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilisation.
Of course in Russia, sometimes the houses are built the way most software is. A reasonable foundation (though it might need some fixing-up) but with more and more additional stuff added in that was never envisaged in the original design, so you end up with something like this...
This from the excellent pictorial site, English Russia, which also has pictures of the first Russian Tank:
And what looks like a Jetline/Zeppelin hybrid, but is actually a high-volume transport for space boosters.