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1. Pumpkins, Medieval Renaissance Festivals, and Cattle Stealing

In this week's Odder News, enormous pumpkins, LARPing in honor of Alexander Nevsky, and horses in cars.

Tags: social issues, children, Kazakhstan, alexander nevsky, peter-paul fortress, st. petersburg, moscow, pumpkin, watermelon
2. Your Trip To The U.S.S.R.

Let's take a trip to a nation that no longer exists! We've got an old hard-cover travel guide to lead the way. 

Tags: ussr, Moscow, travel tips, 1960s, tourism, intourist, travel, socialism, soviet union, soviet
3. Moscow Neighborhoods Due for a Face Lift

“They are different projects, but they have the same goal: to create a high-quality urban environment and new opportunities for recreation and sports close to home.”

– Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin, announcing plans to improve Moscow’s public spaces.
Tags: public spaces, public services, renovation, infrastructure, city, recreation, parks, moscow
4. Moscow's Modernist Marvel

Sometimes the most incredible things can be hidden in plain sight. In this case, a main thoroughfare in the capital.

Tags: corbusier, moscow, architecture
5. The Panic

By mid-October of 1941, Moscow seemed on the verge of falling to the Nazis. German troops had reached the city’s edge, and there were rumors of fascist tanks closing in.

Tags: moscow, world war ii
6. Russia Turns Thirty

Thirty years ago this week, Russia became an independent country... again.

Tags: Yeltsin, Gorbachev, soviet union, communism, august coup, Moscow
7. Seal Friends, Soviet Sunbathing, and Secrets of Moscow

In this week's Odder News, a horse dung walking trail, a seal with a very proper name, and Mrs. Russia takes the stage.

Tags: lake baikal, pageants, seals, lake ladoga, Crimea, parks, moscow
8. Facepay, Tots in College, and Twisties

In this week's Odder News, futuristic cities, unexpected parliamentary candidates, and the twisties.

Tags: moscow state university, Moscow, metro, celebrities, duma, gymnastics, plushenko, figure skating
9. Cracking the QR Code

In Moscow, a pair of legs with hot red stilettos on one end and a plush purple QR code at the other flounced down a Moscow street and into a restaurant.

Tags: bars, cafe, restaurants, city life, Moscow, covid 19, COVID, coronavirus, qr code
10. Tourism for Tykes

Youthful tourism ambassadors might be coming to a Russian region near you.

Tags: TikTok, teenagers, Moscow, tourism, COVID

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