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11. The World's Largest Country, Made Tiny

St. Petersburg's Grand Maket Rossiya presents a droll and humorous self-reflection of Russian life.

Tags: government, st. petersburg, travel, train
12. An Ode to the Hovercraft

Russia is a land of many mysteries. The greatest of all, of course, is this: What's the deal with Russians and their hovercraft?

Tags: technology, military, government, transport
13. Like Uber for Booze

Russia's Ministry of Industry and Trade has thrown its support behind a measure for distance-selling alcohol.

Tags: coronavirus, law, government, alcohol
14. Why Didn't We Think Of That?

“If you don't like the current president, only elections can solve the issue.”

– President Alexander Lukashenko, of the former Soviet state Belarus, known for having rigged elections last year to continue his run since 1995, among other things.

Tags: belarus, government, elections
15. 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
16. 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
17. Taxis, Guns, and Scams

This week, we mark the end of 2020 with transportation stats, social media monitoring, and preparations for wild celebrations.

Tags: Moscow, military, literature, transport, government, alcohol, law, crime, Internet
18. Putin, Forest Work, and Gender Changes

This week, politicians are caught red-handed; surrogate motherhood and gambling are (apparently) the same; and Putin isn't as hip with the youth as you'd think.

Tags: military, children, women, money, gender, history, government, putin, social issues
19. Mayorless Magadan

The position of mayor in the Far East town of Magadan is apparently so undesirable that no one wants the job.

Tags: government, cities, politics, Magadan, Far East
20. Hot Fox Tips

Moscow Region's Ecology Ministry tells residents not to smile at foxes.

Tags: government, health, foxes, Moscow, animals

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