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1. "Slush Funds," Spotify, and a Subway Surprise

In this week's Odder News: cartoons, a tiny apartment, and an alpaca using the metro.

Tags: busin, cartoons, animals, metro, st. petersburg
2. Sniper Cover to Honor the Fallen

Putin pays his respects at a memorial cemetery - by locking out the survivors and setting up snipers.

Tags: security, st. petersburg, Memorial, siege of leningrad, putin
3. Not Quite Business as Usual

Sellers of souvenirs? They’re missing you, folks! But perhaps not that much.

Tags: economy, pandemic, business, souvenirs, travel, tourism, st. petersburg
4. The One Where "Friends" Is Big in Russia

Russian fans of Friends can have the ultimate immersive experience at four themed cafes.

Tags: television, restaurants, cafe, Gorbachev, st. petersburg, Moscow, friends
5. Magic in St. Petersburg

King's Cross station has nothing on the city of St. Petersburg, which is now complete with its own Platform 9 3/4, too. 

Tags: Books, magic, holidays, train, st. petersburg, harry potter
6. Of Players and Puppies

St. Petersburg's Zenit soccer team had some adorable company on the field in a recent match.

Tags: rostov, st. petersburg, soccer, dogs, animals
7. Cats: An Unofficial Symbol of Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a magical place, in part thanks to its feline denizens.

Tags: travel, museum, st. petersburg, hermitage cats, cats
8. A Not-Comprehensive List of Dostoyevsky 200th Events

A thoroughly incomplete list of ways to scratch your Dostoyevsky itch ahead of his 200th birthday.

Tags: anniversaries, museums, dostoyevsky, North America, st. petersburg, Moscow
9. Reading is Essential

St. Petersburg book-lovers can relax going into the city-wide shutdown knowing that their favorite bookstores will not shut down fully; the city has added books to the list of essential items. 

Tags: pandemic, covid 19, COVID, coronavirus, st. petersburg, literature, reading, Books
10. Is Dostoyevsky Still Alive?

On the occasion of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky’s 200th anniversary, we visit his adopted city to consider the imprint he left behind.

Tags: st. petersburg, literature, dostoyevsky

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