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There are 11 item(s) tagged with the keyword "arkhangelsk".

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1. Virgin Arctic

Russia is pushing ahead with a new drive to populate the country’s remote and unpopular fringes. Starting this year, Russians can claim a hectare (about 2.5 acres) of land in the Arctic zone – absolutely free.

Tags: agriculture, arkhangelsk, North, settlement
2. Heavily Taxed

While some countries are considering doing away with coin money, this Russian citizen is still making the most out of their rubles and kopeks. 

Tags: arkhangelsk, math, humor, taxes, money, kopeck, ruble
3. Snowmen Acquitted!

All charges against a group of snowmen, embroiled in a recent controversy, have been dropped.

Tags: protest, snowman, navalny, arkhangelsk
4. Not a Snowball's Chance in Arkhangelskaya Oblast

One wouldn’t expect it to be an issue for a snowman to be left out in the cold, but in the village of Zachachye in Arkhangelsk Oblast, four such fellows were found wanting for warmth.

Tags: navalny, arkhangelsk, protest, snowman
5. Russians' Regional Preferences

Recent research by HeadHunter has shown that a significant number of Russians want to move to a different region in the country.

Tags: statistics, Yakutia, arkhangelsk, st. petersburg, Moscow
6. Seaweed, salami, and potatoes on bikes

Anton Morozov grew up on potatoes and seaweed in the hungry ’90s. He still eats seaweed every day, and now has turned many Russians onto it.
 

Tags: Arkhangelsk, White Sea, soviet era, russian food
By Anna Kharzeeva
7. Hot Fuzz

An Archangelsk police chief is in hot water for using his subordinates to build a banya.

Tags: arkhangelsk, dacha, corruption, government, police
8. Don't mess with this cat!

A woman was held hostage by her pet. For two days.

Tags: cat, arkhangelsk
9. Documentarian of the North

He was a talented artist but an even more gifted itinerate photographer. What he captured 120 years ago is remarkable.

Tags: art, photography, arkhangelsk, North
10. A State of Repression

"Russia's strict state, with a harsh, or, more exactly, cruel law enforcement system... has raised a generation of citizens to match."

Tags: demonstrations, Arkhangelsk, terrorism, dissidence

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