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11. Trolley Drama and Piano Trauma

A funeral for a trolley, a near-funeral for a pianist, and scared birds: all this and more on this week’s TWERF.

Tags: corgi, piano, st. petersburg, Perm
By Tiffany Zhu
12. The Surreal Among Us

An interview with St. Petersburg photographer Viktor Mogilat, about his thought provoking art.

Tags: city life, st. petersburg, art, photography
13. This Takes the Cake!

A brief history of the Russian bakery, from imperial times to the Internet age.

Tags: blackbread, bread, russian history, history, st. petersburg, Moscow, bakery
By Tiffany Zhu
14. Scooters Kick Off in Russia

Russians may have found a new favorite form of wheels.

Tags: city life, soviet era, transport, bikes, st. petersburg, Moscow
15. Russian Grammar Wars

Tough time learning Russian? It’s not just you. Russians themselves frequently struggle to determine what is “correct.” 

Tags: metro, st. petersburg, grammar, language
16. St. Isaac's 4.0

Today, now that the huge dome of St. Isaac’s towers over the center of the city, not far from the granite embankment, the sumptuous Senate and Synod Building, and the iconic Bronze Horseman statue, it is hard to imagine that in its first incarnation this church was much smaller and located on the Admiralty Meadow.

Tags: peter i, religion, churches, st. petersburg, St. Isaac's
17. Piter's People – Dusya Gorbovskaya

Dusya is a Vasiliyevsky Island local, whose job it is to promote a creative space located on the island – Sevkabel Port. 

Tags: cycling, urban, travel, st. petersburg
18. Piter's People – Tigran Ayrapetyan

Tigran loves history and music, plays piano, and founded hotels. Oh, and he also tries to make time travel possible.

Tags: travel, hotels, St. Petersburg
19. Piter's People - Ekaterina Khozatskaya

Ekaterina is an artist who is constantly sketching in St. Petersburg bars. Her hobby led to the creation of the Instagram blog “Between the Bars,” where she captures the city's bohemian atmosphere.

Tags: admiralteysky, kolomna, travel, bars, st. petersburg
20. When Russian Cuisine Turns Georgian

Why is Georgian food so popular in Russia? Turns out there's more to it than deliciousness.

Tags: st. petersburg, restaurants, cuisine, stalin, Soviet Life, food, georgia

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