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1. Kefir-Beer, a Dog Retiree, and a Grave Competition

This week: stamps honor highways, grave-diggers let loose, and Russia's cutest cop takes his leave.

Tags: death, economy, beer, science, russian post, animals, Siberia
2. Tiger Queen: The Incredible American Odyssey of Rasputin's Daughter

The life of Rasputin's daughter, Maria, was full of twists and turns almost as dramatic as her father's, and took her deep into the American heartland.

Tags: animals, romanovs, united states, history, rasputin
3. Car Crashes, Art, and Bikinis

This week arts and crafts flourish under quarantine; a heatwave hits an unlikely place, and coronavirus fashion hits a new high (or low?).

Tags: Moscow, animals, cars, art, women, weather, coronavirus, Siberia
4. Alligator Tears

The Moscow Zoo laments the loss of an 84-year-old, WW2-veteran alligator.

Tags: history, Victory Day, zoo, Moscow, animals, world war ii
5. The Amazing Life of Moscow's Gator

Saturn, a Mississippi alligator, saw Hitler and survived the Battle of Berlin. A tribute to the Moscow Zoo's greatest reptile.

Tags: animals, WWII, Moscow, moscow zoo
6. Puppies, Mummies, and Jet Engines

This week inventiveness takes on coronavirus, men need red meat, and Victory Day is the pandemic's latest casualty.

Tags: military, Victory Day, economy, animals, Siberia, health, coronavirus
7. Scams, Frogs, and Cars

This week we have a little bit of everything: new cars, freshly-paved streets, and, of course, plenty of coronavirus.

Tags: cities, health, animals, cars, belarus
8. 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
9. Even Reindeer Get the Blues!

Everyone's favorite yearly tundra jubilee has been postponed, perhaps until April.

Tags: youth, health, reindeer, culture, animals, Siberia
10. Feats of Strength, Leopard-Print, and Condoms

In this week's Odder News, the Moscow Zoo tries a new marketing tactic; a consumer protection agency gives its condom recommendations; and high winds call for desperate measures.

Tags: coronavirus, Orthodox Church, religion, science, weather, sex, animals, fashion, sport, international women's day, health

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