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1. Coping with Coronavirus, One Odder Item at a Time

This week: Putin cracks down on smartphones, some things go online that probably shouldn't, and new coronavirus advice seeks to preserve the peace (and health).

Tags: technology, health, family, coronavirus, Internet, putin, military, metro, transport
2. A New Role for Kioski?

Moscow's metro stations rise to the occasion of coronavirus.

Tags: health, cities, Moscow, metro, coronavirus
3. A Very Russian Christmas

For a few Muscovites, Christmas came early, in the form of free Metro rides.

Tags: Christmas, metro, Moscow
4. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train
5. Dumbledovich and the Chamber of Bovine Distractions

Russia is a little out of touch with reality this week: gates lead to nowhere, cows get VR, and bankers think the economy is like Harry Potter.

Tags: Moscow, metro, Chelyabinsk, harry potter, cows, agriculture, cherepovets
By Tiffany Zhu
6. Save Russia by Air, Land and Sea!

Defense against  walruses, shamans and climate change

Tags: voronezh, Petersburg, horses, global warming, putin, shaman, Siberia, navy, animals, arctic, Moscow, metro
7. Homecoming to Mother Russia

Russian women: give birth in Syrian prisons, drive metro trains, make news (and borsch), and welcome children home from the dead.

Tags: media, metro, graffiti, Moscow, prison, children, taiga, mushrooms, bureaucracy, hockey, putin, elections, Ukraine
8. Russian Grammar Wars

Tough time learning Russian? It’s not just you. Russians themselves frequently struggle to determine what is “correct.” 

Tags: metro, st. petersburg, grammar, language
9. Zombies, a Swampy Lake, and a New Shirtless Challenge

A not-quite lake makes a splash, zombies on public transit, and problems memorializing history's tragedies. But on the bright side, shirtless men and hippos.

Tags: Memorial, zombies, metro, Sladkoe, Kazakhstan, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
10. The bad, the sad, and the ice laser

It's been a rough week in Russia, with the metro bombing in St. Petersburg, the disappearance of gay men, and the death of Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Luckily, lasers are kinda neat. 

Tags: russia, petersburg, metro, chechnya, yevtushenko, arctic
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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