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1. Bring Out the Big Guns

A Russian arms company is working towards a sniper rifle with a range of nearly five miles.

Tags: technology, business, military, science
2. Chocolate, Chichikov, and Chivalry

This week, Lukashenko turns action hero; chocolate is serious business; and a classic Russian author is proven to be right all along.

Tags: women, Gogol, pensions, business, military, politics, belarus, lukashenko
3. The Semyonovsky Regiment Revolts

How a progressive regiment was crushed by a single, petty man.

Tags: tsarism, st. petersburg, military
4. Camouflage Candles, Cats in Quarantine, and Belarus

This week Russians get diet advice, the president of Belarus gets kicked out of a neighboring country, and even cats aren't excused from social distancing.

Tags: military, religion, russian food, money, coronavirus, animals, politics, belarus, lukashenko, international relations
5. Hovercraft, Cannibals, and a Man on Mars

This week: Soviet-relic bunkers burst forth with new life; Soviet-relic vehicles get new life; and Soviet-relic apartments crack under the pressures of life.

Tags: law, Internet, science, technology, space, alcohol, military, animals, soviet, transport
6. Strange Celebrations, Cereal, and Wildlife Sneakiness

This week: cereal jingles go viral, animal crossings save critters, and paratroopers take a swim in a fountain in celebration. Sounds pretty run-of-the-mill.

Tags: holidays, military, metro, Moscow, Internet, music, health, chechnya
7. Satellite Wars

Russia has fallen under suspicion for testing what some say is an anti-satellite weapon.

Tags: espionage, technology, military, international relations, science, space
8. Peace Out!

The newly-released 2020 Global Peace Index has some surprising findings.

Tags: military, Internet, study, war, politics, international relations
9. 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
10. TBT: A Terrible Defection

On this day in 1564, one of Terrible's most trusted confidantes defected. But they kept in touch.

Tags: war, lithuania, kurbsky, Ivan the Terrible, military

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