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1. Corruption, Crimea, and Coronavirus

This week, Spotify comes to Russia, Crimea is a hot tourist destination (like always), and three cases of corruption: one big, one small, and one straight out of a spy movie.

Tags: sakhalin, Far East, music, Internet, Victory Day, belarus, corruption, health, travel
2. Pirates, Pooches, and Another Putin

This week, drivers' licenses get a much-overdue update, utility bills make headlines, and we learn that pirates abound in Russia. 

Tags: science, space, politics, putin, Internet, animals, travel, transport
3. Exploring Medieval Russia in Veliky Novgorod

“The Birthplace of Russia” might be a little off the beaten path, but it houses plenty of surprises for the enthusiastic history buff.

Tags: medieval, travel, Veliky Novgorod, alexander nevsky, russian history
4. April Fooling Around... And Not

There will surely be some great April Fools' news items this week. These, however, are some that we wish were jokes.

Tags: animals, dagestan, Siberia, music, health, travel, transport
5. Piter's People – Darya Aleksandrova

Few Russians know who Julia Child is. Yet Darya still chose to name her restaurant after the iconic American chef.

Tags: women, travel, restaurants, food, urban, st. petersburg
6. Cheerleaders, Croquet, and Persistent Coronavirus

In this week's Odder News, cheerleaders and lawmakers band together, croquet culture spreads to Russia, and youthful exuberance leads to a joyride.

Tags: politics, health, children, travel, transport
7. Russian Photographer Landscape Photog of the Year

Moscow Photographer Oleg Ershov won the International Landscape Photographer of the Year prize, sponsored by Momento Pro.

Tags: travel, art, photography
8. Frescoes, Graves and a new PM

In which Russia discovers old frescoes, a lost grave, and a new PM. Among other news.

Tags: travel, purges, religion, church, putin
9. Public Transit Complaints, Ethnic Villages, and Namibia

In this week's Odder News, regions work on ethnic villages, presidents get songs written about them, and coronavirus countermeasures take a surprising twist.

Tags: dagestan, Siberia, music, health, travel, transport
10. Piter's People - Mikhail Ivanov

Mikhail is the director of a book store that has been operating in St. Petersburg since 1926.

Tags: business, travel, Books, st. petersburg

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