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1. Skiing Buddies

“I hope we will be able to spend a little time together, relax after today's working hours. I would like to invite you to go skiing.”

– Another productive meeting this week with Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko on February 22nd. The pair discussed their work together on the energy sector of Belarus, Putin particularly noting Lukashenko’s support for the country’s nuclear power plant. He followed up with an invite to ski.

Tags: skiing, nuclear, energy, meeting, putin, lukashenko
2. War of the Potties

“Shocking! You don’t say – a toilet, right in the home! And a double-sized bed. Even Putin sleeps more modestly, and has to go out into the yard of Gelendzhik [to do his business].”

– On February 7th, Twitter user Kön de Labre, Inostrannyj Agent, Jr. (@KStatator) bled concern for Putin’s modest living.

Tags: protest, politics, social media, putin, navalny, gelendzhik
3. A Pixelated Palace for Putin

Now you, too, can experience the glamor of Putin's Black Sea palace without the pricetag in the digital worlds of Minecraft.

Tags: games, putin, protest, Internet
4. A Quiet Christmas for Putin

Instead of reveling in the bright lights of a Moscow Christmas celebration, Putin decided to take in the holiday at a small church in a small town.

Tags: putin, religion, Christmas
5. Smoking Underpants

In an astonishingly brazen operation, opposition politician Alexey Navalny pulled the ultimate punk on FSB operative Konstantin Kudryavtsev, who allegedly tried to kill him.

Tags: fsb, putin, navalny
6. Putin, Forest Work, and Gender Changes

This week, politicians are caught red-handed; surrogate motherhood and gambling are (apparently) the same; and Putin isn't as hip with the youth as you'd think.

Tags: military, children, women, money, gender, history, government, putin, social issues
7. Security, Ships, and Spooky Sand

This week, boats take to land; dogs get the recognition they deserve; and human bones are found in an unlikely place.

Tags: monuments, navy, khabarovsk, dogs, Siberia, putin
8. Putin's Birthday, Teachers, and Dirt

This week, Putin gets a cool new birthday present; an official broadcasts his workout regimen; and strange sediment puzzles scientists.

Tags: government, education, environment, military, putin, Kamchatka, health, Saratov, Siberia
9. Damaging Food and The Fight against Coronavirus

“You see, this is all the food industry. Unfortunately, the food industry is killing us on par with tobacco.”

– Doctor and TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov, on the common mistakes people make when they’re trying to eat right

Tags: coronavirus, putin
10. Space Shoes, Putin's Proposal, and Tanks Take First

“This is a special lightweight shoe, which is currently the lightest possible in the world, so that there is no additional load (when it is delivered to orbit).”

– Press release from Faradei shoe company, which recently developed a special shoe for astronauts

Tags: tanks, putin

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