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There are 25 item(s) tagged with the keyword "New Year".

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11. Death of a Snowman

Hooligans struck a collection of over 200 snowmen in the town of Kaluga, an act of gruesome vandalism.

Tags: crime, Kaluga, winter, New Year
12. Russia's Still Odd in 2021

This week, stealing a ridiculous amount of butter leads to punishment; Chechen nepotism knows no bounds; and Russians hope for an end of the pandemic (don't we all?).

Tags: New Year, poll, corruption, chechnya, government, crime
13. Party Like It's Belarus

The president of Russia's neighbor Belarus ended 2020 the same way he started it: in denial over the coronavirus pandemic.

Tags: government, politics, New Year, coronavirus, lukashenko, belarus
14. Herring Under a What?

A popular New Year’s dish in Russia, Herring under a Fur Coat is a bit baffling.

Tags: christmas, New Year, russian cuisine
15. Moscow's Merry Measures

As the New Year approaches, Moscow’s mayor has announced new restrictions on holiday events, while the government considers extending the New Year’s holidays.

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, New Year, Moscow
16. Panda Becomes Moscow Grinch

A panda in the Moscow zoo destroyed a pine tree. It was anything but an accident.

Tags: New Year, animals, Moscow, zoo
17. The Giving Trees of Moscow

Moscow authorities want you to stop throwing your trees in the trash: they have a plan to re-gift them to the city and the environment. 

Tags: trees, New Year
18. Happy New Year! Enjoy Your Bath!

Russian Life wishes you a happy new year, complete with movies and marriages.

Tags: movies, irony of fate, family, ded moroz, marriage, New Year
19. Tik-Tok Goes the Progress Clock

Political entities and 97-year-old veterans on social media, transgender marriage, and sushi at office parties show Russia is ready for 2020
 

Tags: world war ii, great patriotic war, trees, holiday, New Year, food, social media, putin, lgbt, marriage
20. 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

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