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1. Seal Friends, Soviet Sunbathing, and Secrets of Moscow

In this week's Odder News, a horse dung walking trail, a seal with a very proper name, and Mrs. Russia takes the stage.

Tags: lake baikal, pageants, seals, lake ladoga, Crimea, parks, moscow
2. The Water is Fine: Water Sports in Russia

Russia isn't known for being a warm-water country, but during the summer months there are more than enough accessible rivers, lakes, seas, and oceans within and around the country to have a little fun.

Tags: summer, Kamchatka, Far East, adventure, athletics, rivers, Altai, lake baikal
3. Eco-Scandal on Lake Baikal: "Chinese Invasion" or Distraction?

There has long been anxiety about a “Chinese takeover” of Siberia. Even Lake Baikal is not immune.

Tags: Irkutsk, logging, ecology, eco-nationalism, tourism, china, lake baikal, environment
4. Baikal by Birds Eye

While manufacturers generally don't recommend you fly your drone at temperatures below freezing, that didn't stop videographer Vadim Sherbakov from shooting this amazing film depicting a frozen Lake Baikal. 

Tags: video, nature, drones, films, film, lake baikal, baikal
5. Dumplings Fit for a Surgeon

Tuyana loves being a doctor. But she has a passion for pozy – steamed dumplings rooted in Buryatia that are shaped like a yurt.

Tags: lake baikal, asia, buryatia, food
By Anna Kharzeeva
6. The Road to Nowhere

This week, Russians are caught in the act by means of butter, watermelon, and a controversial color

Tags: police, Ukraine, st. petersburg, Petersburg, Far East, snow, ice, food, corruption, bribes, bribery, baikal, lake baikal, Siberia
7. 8 Perfect Pitstops Along the Trans-Siberian Railway

In 1891, Russian Tsar Alexander III signed a document initiating the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway. And not only is it the longest railway in the world; it's got some interesting stops along the line, too.

Tags: trans-siberian railway, siberia, tour, travel, moscow, kazan, lake baikal, irkutsk, ulan ude, mongolia, mircorp
By Emily Kelso

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