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1. From Russia With Love, and Coronavirus

Two young Russians fall in love in the midst of a Coronavirus quarantine.

Tags: tyumen, love, medicine, health
2. Sleeping Naked, Oh, and Tanks

This week's Odder News: Belarus, the "Switzerland of the East," quiet hours, and tank-fueled wedding proposals.

Tags: belarus, Internet, politics, health, military
3. Better Take This Seriously

“We wanted to draw attention to the problem: a lack of medical masks in pharmacies, the lack of information on the coronavirus. We were not trying to scare our compatriots or laugh at a hot topic. We just set up a social experiment.”

– One of two men fined for their video pranking the coronavirus

Tags: health
4. Statistics Highlight Vodka Hotspots

Curious about vodka stats? Russia's Research Center for the Federal and Regional Alcohol Markets has you covered.

Tags: statistics, health, vodka
5. Health in the Soviet Sanatorium

From salty baths to salt caves, sanatoriums throughout Eurasia have, over the centuries, changed in form, but not in spirit. 

Tags: travel, russian empire, peter the great, soviet, healthcare, health
6. Don't Drink that Beer!

“Alcohol is the most harmless component of beer. The remaining minor components that give the beer its properties - foam, color, taste - are extremely unhealthy compounds for human health.”

- Expert in narcology, Daniil Pokrovsky

Tags: health, beer
7. How to Survive in Russia

This week's Odder News features three survival stories: survival in the Russian wilderness, on the internet, and in a world filled with cell phones.

Tags: social media, health, Internet, rural, Russian Far East
8. Statistics are Stubborn

“Statistics are a stubborn thing, and even with my diagnosis you have a chance to get better! Just believe in it! I was just unlucky :)"

– A beloved and influential Russian oncologist, in his last Facebook post before he died of cancer.

Tags: health, science, medicine
9. Ringing in the Plump New Year

It’s that time of year: Americans are busy making — and breaking — their New Year’s resolutions. Russians are too smart to put themselves through such torture.

Tags: language, health
10. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language

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