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1. Snow Shovels, Hangovers, and Historical Revisions

This week: Russian telecomms habits shift, a St. Petersburg entrepreneur gets crafty, and being stuck at home means more alcohol intake.

Tags: crime, alcohol, business, putin, world war ii, history, Siberia, health
2. Piter's People - Mikhail Ivanov

Mikhail is the director of a book store that has been operating in St. Petersburg since 1926.

Tags: business, travel, Books, st. petersburg
3. Big Banks Are Watching You

Russian banks to start testing biometric ATMs. This is probably a good idea.

Tags: technology, business, money
4. Snapshot

Statistics and facts worth knowing.

Tags: business, crime, economics, domestic violence
5. Saving Moscow - One Letter at a Time

Activists in Moscow are crowdfunding to restore century-old signs, and uncovering traces of a buzzing and eclectic merchant city.

Tags: history, business, architecture, Moscow
6. Natalia Filyova, aviation superwoman, dies

One of Russia's wealthiest women, Natalia Filyova, together with her husband built the country's second largest airline from the ground up. She died in an air crash over the weekend.

Tags: business, airlines, S7, obituary
7. Russia's Restaurant Boom

A vibrant cuisine is testing the limits, fusing with other national cuisines. How is this happening in Russia?

Tags: business, restaurants
8. How to Properly Accept Bribes

This is a short extract from a satirical book published in 1837, from which we learn: what sorts of bribes there are; why it is better to take a bribe during lunch; why gaudy is better than a bullfinch; the language in which one should speak of bribes; and how to avoid punishment for receiving bribes.

Tags: history, corruption, business, bribes
By Yulia Bogatko
9. The Long Kiosk Goodbye

The destruction of 97 kiosks around Moscow opens up the controversies of architectural preservation, the plight of small businesses, and the rebuilding of history itself. 

Tags: moscow, metro, business, russian architecture, politics, economy, kiosks
By Alice E.M. Underwood
10. How to Fail at Business While Remaining Truly Russian

Saw an entry from Stanislav Mishin's Mat Rodina Blog, when it was posted to Johnson's List. A superb and well-argued summary of several things Russian business people need to attent to if they want to do business with the West. 

Tags: customs, business
By Paul E. Richardson

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