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11. Street Cat to Cat Mayor

The Ukrainian city of Lviv now has an acting cat mayor in office. 

Tags: TikTok, mayor, government, Ukraine, animals, cat
12. There's a Visa For That

Is Russia is looking to streamline its 30+ types of visas by potentially adding four more?

Tags: visas, travel, government, immigration, law
13. Tipple Tender Trending

The minimum price of vodka, set by Russia's Ministry of Finance, has been raised. Barely.

Tags: alcohol, government, economy, vodka
14. Bringing Warmth to the Arctic

Russia's Arctic towns are overdue for a makeover and graffiti is just what these chilly outposts need.

Tags: government, cities, art, arctic
15. Valuing Values

In an effort to prevent the "cult of selfishness," Russia's Ministry of Culture is implementing a project to preserve traditional values in 2022.

Tags: politics, government, memory, culture
16. Marriage is No Laughing Matter

The Rostov Oblast puts new limitations on the behavior of wedding-goers.

Tags: law, rostov, government, weddings
17. The First and Last National Census

Late January 2022 marks 125 years since the first thorough count of the Russian Empire’s population was begun in 1897. What was the significance of this endeavor, how was it carried out, and what were its results?

Tags: chekhov, government, population, census
18. A Different Kind of Train Schedule

Second-class travelers on Russian trains may soon be required to take turns with their neighbors to use their compartment's table.

Tags: transport, government, trans-siberian railway, railroad, train
19. We're in Your Camp! Just Kidding

A deputy from Russia’s Rostov Region, who lives in a home with décor that rivals a tsar’s, is suspected of making some of his money stealing from poor kids. Oh my.

Tags: disadvantaged youth, corruption, recreation, camps, camp, youth, government, rostov, embezzlement
20. DNA in a Database

Russian national energy company Rosneft has begun a project to create a database of genomes of Russians, which is definitely something a state-held corporation should be doing.

Tags: health, government, science, oil

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