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1. Putting the "Fun" in "Prison Camp"

A Russian non-profit prepares to open a mock prison camp as a place to make fun memories with your family.

Tags: camps, NGOs, memory, world war ii, history
2. The Emperor Has No Clothes

Unexpected nude photos of Nicholas II appeared online last week, causing quite a stir, despite being more than a century old.

Tags: Internet, history, photography, tsar nicholas, romanovs
3. Russia's Munchausens

On this, the 300th anniversary of one of literature’s most famous fabulists, we look back at some of Russia’s greatest liars and taletellers.

Tags: history
4. Baba Yaga: Russian Folktales' Classic Witch

Slavic folklore sports a spooky old crone that just might give you a costume idea this Halloween.

Tags: Halloween, history, art, folktales, folklore
5. Archaeologists Make a Home Run

A baseball dating back to the 12th century has been unearthed in one of Russia's oldest cities.

Tags: Veliky Novgorod, medieval, science, archaeology, history, sports
6. Punk Rock Lenin

A Lenin statue in Russia's Far East temporarily sported a new 'do.

Tags: cities, history, ussr, Internet, Russian Far East, monuments, lenin
7. My Kingdom for a Church

Russia and Turkey are split over the use of an iconic Istanbul— er, Constantinople— monument.

Tags: islam, Orthodoxy, history, Orthodox Church, turkey
8. Putin's Victorious Summer

This year's Victory Day parade was a sight to beholdā — and we might be seeing its effects for the next 16 years.

Tags: voting, constitution, law, putin, Victory Day, politics, history
9. Next on your Summer Reading List: Putin

If Russia has its way, German history students could be reading a new article by none other than the president himself.

Tags: putin, university, education, germany, Victory Day, history
10. Lost Tombstones, Shootouts, and Social Support for Reindeer Herders

This week's Odder News reads like a bad movie, full of forgotten headstones, zombies, and a disagreement settled with firearms.

Tags: science, space, history, Moscow, Yakutia, social issues, environment, transport

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