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1. A Glorious Gazebo

A village in Bashkortostan has opened a new gazebo as a gathering place for the community, and photos certainly make it look welcoming.

Tags: architecture, government, Internet, provinces
2. Moscow's Modernist Marvel

Sometimes the most incredible things can be hidden in plain sight. In this case, a main thoroughfare in the capital.

Tags: corbusier, moscow, architecture
3. News Notes

Pressure on independent journalism, champagne importers, and some Olympics and architectural news.

Tags: journalism, media, world war ii, architecture
4. Chefs, Cockroaches, and Cat Cafes

In this week's Odder News: raccoon rescue, low light, and cats, both homeless and elite.

Tags: architecture, cat cafe, Yekaterinburg, kittens, cats, real estate, raccoons
5. What Lies Beneath

On the architectural heritage of Moscow that is being lost, bit by bit, though not without some resistance by dedicated scientists and activists.

Tags: moscow, architecture, dissent, preservation
6. Sidewalk Art

One person’s problem becomes another person’s easel. An artist takes on his city’s sidewalk problems with a bit of porcelain creativity. One person can make a difference.

Tags: architecture, city life, art
7. Restoring the Future

A determined artist, photographer, and activist takes on the restoration of some wooden homes in a village just outside of Samara. In the process, she learns much about angle grinders, her fellow Russians, and, of course, herself.

Tags: volunteerism, architecture
8. Tomsk Treasures in Trouble

Historic wooden buildings in Tomsk are under threat.

Tags: architecture, Siberia, news, tomsk
9. Soviet Disneyland: Exploring VDNKh

One of our favorite spots in Moscow is a surreal blend of theme park, museum, and Stalinist kitsch.

Tags: soviet union, architecture, stalin, Moscow, travel
10. Cave Bears, Corruption, and Life on Venus

This week, education is worth fighting for; corrupt officials go for all-or-nothing; and Lenin's mausoleum makeover is cancelled.

Tags: architecture, space, corruption, bears, lenin, Siberia, education

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