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1. Mayorless Magadan

The position of mayor in the Far East town of Magadan is apparently so undesirable that no one wants the job.

Tags: government, cities, politics, Magadan, Far East
2. What Happened in Khabarovsk?

How one sparsely-populated region in Russia's Far East became a hotbed of protests in 2020.

Tags: democracy, khabarovsk, Russian Far East, protest, politics
3. Russian Critters Cast Their Ballots

Putin might be a fan of Trump, but Russian zoo animals apparently aren't.

Tags: Krasnoyarsk, united states, politics, Trump, animals
4. Upward Mobility

A cleaning woman has found herself the newly-elected head of her village.

Tags: elections, politics, social issues, women, government
5. Sore Loser Turns Supervillain

A recently defeated incumbent politician has turned off the water supply in part of his district. Out of spite.

Tags: Chelyabinsk, city, towns, government, politics
6. Stumped

Russia's election commission performed a "large-scale investigation" into tree stumps used as polling places. Only (?) three cases were found.

Tags: politics, Internet, humor, trees, democracy, politics
7. Stumped

Russia's election commission performed a "large-scale investigation" into tree stumps used as polling places. Only (?) three cases were found.

Tags: politics, Internet, humor, trees, democracy, politics
8. 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
9. 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
10. Nothing Suspicious Here...

In disappointing-but-not-altogether-unexpected news, a prominent Kremlin critic gets hit with tea-borne poisoning.

Tags: espionage, putin, politics, tea, navalny, corruption

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