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1. Televised Bravery

A one-woman anti-war picket interrupts Russia's most important state news program to tell the country, "They are lying to you!"

Tags: protest, television, war in ukraine
2. Nepotism Takes to the Ice

The son of one of Putin's buddies was recently named the head of a professional hockey team, with no previous experience.

Tags: television, putin, corruption, hockey
3. 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
4. Starry-Eyed and Vaccinated

Covid’s got a sun sign, and Russian television personality and astrologer Vasilisa Volodina is out to break the virus some bad news.

Tags: television, astrology, covid 19, covid, coronavirus, vaccination
5. No Lazy Elections

“Video surveillance – it is not idle curiosity, for lying on the couch to watch some kind of movie. There are theaters and television for that, but this [observance of elections] is major work. If you want [to observe elections], if you are interested, an active citizen, then you’re going to need to work a bit for it.”

– Ella Pamfilova, head of Russia’s Central Election Committee, on election monitoring.
Tags: democracy, election fraud, television, broadcast, election monitoring, elections
6. Tripping on Tolkien

If you’re a fan of hairy fairy folk with a hint of пошлость (crass banality), look no further! Russia’s Channel Five recently published two episodes of a supposedly “lost” television show based on “The Lord of the Rings” that was filmed in 1991.

Tags: nerds, channel five, television, the lord of the rings, tolkien
7. Cheburashka to Hit the Big Screen

One of the Soviet Union's most iconic characters is set to make his movie debut.

Tags: children, culture, soviet era, television, film
8. The Latest RosCosmos Launch: A TV Channel

A TV channel for Russia's space agency will be blasting off in the coming months.

Tags: education, technology, science, Roscosmos, space, television
9. Chicks Rule the Screen

A new series has taken Russia by storm this summer. Set in a provincial Caucasian town, Chiki (Chicks) is about four girlfriends trying to escape their lives as sex workers and launch a fitness club – the first in the area.

Tags: women, television
10. Fish Fights, Freight Trains, and Feminist Propaganda

This week, mammoths are ripe for the picking; fishy business practices turn violent; and a TV show is labelled a bad influence on Russian families.

Tags: feminism, transport, train, alcohol, wooly mammoth, food, cars, religion, television, lgbt, Siberia

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