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1. Moscow's December Was Light on Sunshine

Muscovites are no longer in the dark about the amount of sunlight they got in December: just eight hours.

Tags: global warming, environment, weather, Moscow, winter
2. Panda Becomes Moscow Grinch

A panda in the Moscow zoo destroyed a pine tree. It was anything but an accident.

Tags: New Year, animals, Moscow, zoo
3. The Irony of Weather

Desperate times, and the need to create a festive atmosphere, call for desperate measures. 

Tags: winter, city life, Moscow
4. A Very Russian Christmas

For a few Muscovites, Christmas came early, in the form of free Metro rides.

Tags: Christmas, metro, Moscow
5. The Mayor Departs

Yury Luzhkov, who died in December from complications during routine heart surgery, is difficult to pin to a particular pantheon of Russian political figures.

Tags: Luzhkov, politics, moscow
6. Exorcising the Spirit of Upside-Down Christmas

Ded Moroz and kindergarten parents conceive of the Christmas spirit very differently. Also, Russians may have domesticated the first dog.

Tags: Moscow, Luzhkov, shaman, New Year, Christmas, trees, ded moroz
By Tiffany Zhu
7. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language
8. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train
9. Dumbledovich and the Chamber of Bovine Distractions

Russia is a little out of touch with reality this week: gates lead to nowhere, cows get VR, and bankers think the economy is like Harry Potter.

Tags: Moscow, metro, Chelyabinsk, harry potter, cows, agriculture, cherepovets
By Tiffany Zhu
10. The Samovar Murders

The murder of a poet is always more than a murder. When a famous writer is brutally stabbed on the campus of Moscow’s Lumumba University, the son of a recently deposed African president confesses, and the case assumes political implications that no one wants any part of.

Tags: world war ii, mystery, Moscow, KGB, Matyushkin

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