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1. Hero Cats, Bizarre Voters, and Roscosmos

In this week's Odder News, polling stations get wild, a family cat saves the day, and where in Russia is the head of the last Kazakh khan?

Tags: baikonur, duma, election, Roscosmos, Perm, Crimea
2. Bring Out the Chainsaw!

As policy dictates, election staff must now dispose of unused ballots in Russia's State Duma elections – and you’ll find that some have been cutting corners. Chainsaw, anyone?

Tags: humor, state duma, federal assembly, duma, ballots, election
3. A Can-ny Campaign Strategy

“Lids are very relevant seasonal paraphernalia for many. Everyone accepted the gifts, even adherents of other political views.”

– Local news from gorbatka.ru, on United Russia’s election campaign strategy.
Tags: pickle, canning, election, campaign, united russia, federal assembly, elections, duma
4. Job Offer for Trump

“Note: this is parody, using #deepfake technology (but the job is there, Donald).”

– Tweet from Kremlin-funded network RT, promoting an ad about its coverage of the US election

Tags: election, Trump
5. Voting From Space

A Russian astronaut became the first person in the world to participate in voting from orbit.

Tags: voting, election
6. Russians "Re-Zero" in Online Humor

After President Vladimir Putin admitted he wouldn't mind resetting his constitutional term limit, a new meme was born.

Tags: election, president, putin
7. Russian Election Special with Winners, Losers, and Shavers

TWERF takes on the political this week, bringing you news of the election and the weird things that accompanied it.

Tags: Yekaterinburg, Omsk, st. petersburg, election, putin
By Irina Bukharin
8. Tsar Vladimir II

Putin has again been elected president. This post was originally written/aired in November 2007. Apparently, it still seems relevant.

Tags: putin, election
By Paul E. Richardson
9. Viral Videos of All Stripes and Sizes

Adults want kids to vote, kids want Leonardo DiCaprio to soak himself, and Leo wants fewer video games on TV.

Tags: election, oymyakon, leonardo dicaprio, st. petersburg, baikal
By Irina Bukharin
10. Bears, boycotts, and busting rhymes

Election aftermath, polar bear attacks, why drivers are against Russia's version of Uber, and maybe even a state secret or two. 

Tags: russia, election, duma, parliament, polar bears, arctic, moscow, boycott, yandex
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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