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11. Not-Russia's Final Medal Tally

Not-Russia took home more Olympic medals than it thought it would, placing third in the overall medal count race.

Tags: wrestling, figure skating, doping, gymnastics, tokyo, olympics
12. The Purrfect PPE

Cats and water are usually a combination to be avoided, but this Russian athlete wants nothing more than to make his affinity for his feline companions known in the Olympic swimming pool.

Tags: coronavirus, athletics, athletes, Internet, cats, swimming, tokyo, olympics
13. An Olympic Reintroduction

Everyone is excited for the long-awaited Games this summer, especially the Russian Olympic Committee, who is taking the opportunity to reintroduce us to their two new(-ish) Olympic mascots.

Tags: patriotism, toys, bear, athletics, athletes, olympics
14. Space, Felix, and Banyas

News items on everything from the ISS to politics, from banyas to a new train station.

Tags: olympics, banya, space, iss, navalny
15. Not-Russia Does Great Figure Skating

The non-doping "Russia" won three out of four events at the recent world figure skating championships and swept the ladies' podium.

Tags: olympics, winter sports, sports, world championship, ice skating, figure skating
16. 17% of the Earth Day

Moss, kneeless bears, diamonds, and volunteers (not serfs) are the worth of Russia’s earth.

 

Tags: nature, subbotnik, olympics, rap
17. Sochi +5

Views of Sochi, five years after the close of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in that southern city.

Tags: photography, olympics, sochi
18. Travel Notes

Things worth knowing on the travel front.

Tags: hotels, olympics
19. Presidents, Olympians, and Feathered Friends

Putin announces he'll run for president, the Olympic Committee announces Russia can't compete, and some swans announce that they want a new house. 

Tags: swans, olympics, president, putin
By Alice E.M. Underwood
20. Overheard

Quotes, quips and asides spoken by those in the know (and not).

Tags: olympics, theater

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