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1. The Irony of Weather

Desperate times, and the need to create a festive atmosphere, call for desperate measures. 

Tags: winter, city life, Moscow
2. A Very Russian Christmas

For a few Muscovites, Christmas came early, in the form of free Metro rides.

Tags: Christmas, metro, Moscow
3. The Mayor Departs

Yury Luzhkov, who died in December from complications during routine heart surgery, is difficult to pin to a particular pantheon of Russian political figures.

Tags: Luzhkov, politics, moscow
4. Exorcising the Spirit of Upside-Down Christmas

Ded Moroz and kindergarten parents conceive of the Christmas spirit very differently. Also, Russians may have domesticated the first dog.

Tags: Moscow, Luzhkov, shaman, New Year, Christmas, trees, ded moroz
By Tiffany Zhu
5. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language
6. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train
7. Dumbledovich and the Chamber of Bovine Distractions

Russia is a little out of touch with reality this week: gates lead to nowhere, cows get VR, and bankers think the economy is like Harry Potter.

Tags: Moscow, metro, Chelyabinsk, harry potter, cows, agriculture, cherepovets
By Tiffany Zhu
8. The Samovar Murders

The murder of a poet is always more than a murder. When a famous writer is brutally stabbed on the campus of Moscow’s Lumumba University, the son of a recently deposed African president confesses, and the case assumes political implications that no one wants any part of.

Tags: world war ii, mystery, Moscow, KGB, Matyushkin
9. Saving Moscow - One Letter at a Time

Activists in Moscow are crowdfunding to restore century-old signs, and uncovering traces of a buzzing and eclectic merchant city.

Tags: history, business, architecture, Moscow
10. Save Russia by Air, Land and Sea!

Defense against  walruses, shamans and climate change

Tags: voronezh, Petersburg, horses, global warming, putin, shaman, Siberia, navy, animals, arctic, Moscow, metro

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