Boston is in the throes of a Dick-Albert-esque “Three H” (hazy, hot and humid) summer, with dew points approaching oppressive levels, and intermittent strong storms forecasted through Wednesday.

That’s lousy, right? Well, it could be worse, as this July 12 video from Russia attests (Warning: Strong language in Russian, and strong subtitles in English).

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The size of the splash down from the sideways-flying hail is amazing. We feel especially sorry for the one guy who can be seen giving up on finding shelter, deciding instead to hide from the giant hail stones under a small pink blanket.