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11. Cosmonautics Day and Fruit in Disguise

Investigations: the state of Russian cosmonautics, what happens to prohibited fruit, and when mourners aren't really mourning. Plus, sneaking pickles into space. 

Tags: russia, space, sanctions, kremlin, cosmonaut
By Alice E.M. Underwood
12. Travel Notes

Most beautiful village takes it on the chin, movie museum, Kremlin foundations, and more.

Tags: village life, belarus, kremlin, travel
13. The Kremlin on Ice

Convicts carve up the Kremlin, an assassin wins a prize, and governors drop like flies. Actually, that all sounds a lot worse than what happened. Find out for yourself. 

Tags: Russia, prison, Kremlin, Photo of the Year, politics
By Alice E.M. Underwood
14. Michael Phelps, Russia's swimming champ

The opening of the Kremlin, the mysterious ways of the nooscope, Hare Krishnas, and why Michael Phelps decided to defect to the Russian Olympic team. 

Tags: russia, olympics, michael phelps, putin, kremlin, vaino, novosibirsk, hare krishna
By Alice E.M. Underwood
15. Kolomna

Tatiana Solovyova lives in Kolomna, in the southern part of Moscow Oblast. She invites us along for a visit.

Tags: kremlin, history
16. Ivan the Terrible and Pokémon the Great

Pokémon goes to Russia – and so do memories of fallen tsars, athletes, street cleaners, and of course, a kitty cat.

Tags: pokemon, russia, kremlin, olympics, doping, ivan the terrible, cats
By Alice E.M. Underwood
17. Ballooning of strict laws, and ballooning of a hot air balloon

Adventure takes many forms. There's regular travel, round-the-world travel, and navigating the Russian legal system. Also beards. 

Tags: russia, anti-terrorist laws, adventure, kremlin, putin, turkey, erdogan
By Alice E.M. Underwood
18. Elton John Crocodile Rocks the Kremlin

Sir Elton John's much-vaunted visit with Putin, Eurovision for kids, setting doors on fire, and other great performances – all in one little week.

Tags: elton john, putin, kremlin, eurovision, pavlensky, lgbt
By Alice E.M. Underwood
19. Stars and Purges

Eighty years ago, the Kremlin towers acquired their first stars, gleaming with gold and diamonds. But meticulously collected records show that on those same days, people were being arrested and sentenced across the country. On this Day of Memory for Victims of Political Repression, we recall a few of their names.

Tags: political repression, stalinism, stalin, kremlin, purges, gulag
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
20. Boris Nemtsov

On Friday night, just steps from St. Basil's Cathedral, one of the bravest and most vocal opponents of the Kremlin was gunned down by unknown assailants. How are Russians reacting?

Tags: politics, Kremlin, Putin, murder
By Paul E. Richardson

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