These razors are an odd lot. They say made in Russia on the box. Then made in Turkey on the individual razor cartons. Regardless of the geographic ambiguity they are excellent razor blades.
They are more aggressive than my Derby Extras. They required some more care during the shave - they are so sharp that they had a learning curve. I'm impressed by the shave. They removed short, thick stubble in a single pass. Two passed made my skin baby smooth. I think I will make this blade my daily razor.
Overall: Highly recommended for those with thick, dark facial hair.