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There are 9 item(s) tagged with the keyword "animals".

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1. Wailing for Freedom

What would the world be like without a wee boy, women, or whales in the wild? Definitely worse.

Tags: dacha, maslenitsa, environment, sexism, children, animals
2. Funny Little Characters

If a Russian fox met an American fox, would they get along? If Russian folklore is to be trusted, the answer is a definite нет (no).

Tags: language, animals
3. From Russia with Love

Russia’s full of crazy (but lovable) animal stories this week: polar bears, camels, and fathers, oh my!

Tags: duma, putin, polar bears, animals, arctic
By Irina Bukharin
4. Jacques' Menagerie: Hnizdovsky Prints from the Christina and George Gamota Collection

Jacques Hnizdovsky's art expressed his capacity for joy, humor, and hope, most often in of animals from the Bronx Zoo, and has been widely recognized and beloved for over half a century. This exhibition presents a single collection of Hnizdovsky prints (woodcuts, linocuts, and etchings), as well as one of his paintings, which are rarely seen.

Tags: animals, exhibit, art
5. Mud-slinging and Money-making

This week got a little shifty, with trash sent in packages, a possible tax evasion scheme, and a game retelling a contentious moment in recent Russian history.

Tags: cats, Facebook, animals, environment, Siberia
6. Singed Sweets and Stolen Sea-Dwellers

Stories about chocolate and fish: not an appetizing pairing, but a good selection for this week’s TWERF.

Tags: Far East, animals, st. petersburg, Kaliningrad
By Irina Bukharin
7. Superputin, Sly Wolves, & Censorship Stalkers

An art exhibit proves once and for all that Putin is a superhero. Plus, World Cup counterfeits, how Russian media monitoring works, and a leopard cub.

Tags: animals, censorship, world cup, art, putin
By Alice E.M. Underwood
8. Travel Notes

Moscow opens Zaryade, and other news from the travel front.

Tags: north korea, animals, moscow
9. For Better or Worse

What with downed passenger airlines, war in Ukraine, trade embargos and rapidly worsening US-Russian relations, why in the world is there a picture of a giraffe on the cover of Russian Life magazine? 

Tags: war, Ukraine, animals
By Paul E. Richardson

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