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There are 15 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Pushkin".

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1. Booting a Boot, Selling a Psychic Cat, and Eating Leftovers

In this week's Odder News: a Pushkin theme park, a boot-kicking contest, and just the kind of entrepreneurial shake-up the world needs right now.

Tags: Internet, st. petersburg, cats, Pushkin
2. Mud and Stars

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a lubricious, bawdy, impetuous, whoring gambler who seldom missed an opportunity to pick a fight.

Tags: travel, literature, pushkin
3. Poems for a Golden Autumn

Autumn is colder and darker than summer, but is it really that depressing? Classic poets and rock musicians weigh in.

Tags: russian music, rock music, poetry, fall, autumn, DDT, Bunin, Yesenin, Tsvetaeva, boris pasternak, Pushkin
By Tiffany Zhu
4. The Enigmatic Horseman

Petersburg’s most famous statue raises as many questions as it answers.

Tags: st. petersburg, Petersburg, Bely, bronze horseman, Pushkin
5. A Legal Message in a Bottle

Suing Putin (not over the protests) and selling a babushka's jam.

Tags: bears, Pushkin, Yekaterinburg, putin, Crimea, Vladivostok, navy, protest
6. Opposite Day in the World's Smallest Country

Ticks are good, good grades are bad, and please, don’t drink the water. 

Tags: water, study, university, holiday, science, death, Pushkin
7. Pushkin is a Meme

In which an artist tries to get out of a job illustrating a brochure and ends up getting sucked into a Pushkin meme vortex.

Tags: illustrating, art, literature, pushkin
8. Pushkin Was Here (Perhaps)

“Pushkin is our everything,” Russians like to say. And sometimes it seems like he was everywhere.

Tags: tourism, cities, travel, pushkin
9. Life, Death, and Pizza

Climate change is destroying Russia and people still want to duel, but at least someone’s getting free pizza.

Tags: pushkin, environment, food, orthodox church, navalny, putin
By Irina Bukharin
10. September and October

Stepping through hundreds of years of history, we look back at signal events that have occurred in these fall months.

Tags: reform, tsarism, pushkin

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