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1. How a Village Dies

Are people leaving villages because of their embarrassing names, or because there are no services?

Tags: rural life, poverty, villages
2. Snapshots from Small-Town Russia

A courageous teacher, fired for anti-war views, shares the words that many are thinking but few dare say.

Tags: education, teaching, rural life, political prisoners, education
3. Taking Names and Telling Tales

As Faulkner put it, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” A truth experienced in this remote village.

Tags: soviet era, purges, nkvd, rural life, village
4. We Have Land Enough

How the situation in Russia looks from a village in the very remote and very Far East.

Tags: rural life, siberia, russian far east
5. Fields of Poison

Thousands of endangered birds and other animals have been poisoned with an illegal pesticide in Stavropol Krai.

Tags: rural life, Stavropol, agriculture, environment, wildlife
6. A Knight Brave and Bold

A mother in a remote village grapples with past, present, and future losses to war.

Tags: children, rural life, village, war
7. Population, a Pistol, and Pregnancy Problems

In this week's Odder News: under-the-radar pets, dangerous tomfoolery, and a pregnant lady's trek through the mountains.

Tags: rural life, pets, census, skiing, dagestan
8. Crying Wolf, for Good Reason

As if COVID hadn't forced enough kids to learn from home, the prospect of wolf attacks are doing the same thing in the Ugra region.

Tags: village, rural life, school, children, animals, wildlife
9. Fate's Debt Register

In which we visit a rather unique store in the Karelian village of Vedlozero. Which of course is far more than a store.

Tags: rural life, village, karelia
10. The Post Office

The only things in the village more important than the post office are the store that carries bread and the walk-in clinic. But when you come right down to it, the post office really is the bigger deal.

Tags: village, rural life, post office

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