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1. COVID Continues

Russia's second-largest city has announced that COVID restrictions will stay in place until the end of October.

Tags: health, st. petersburg, COVID
2. A Peace-Loving Priest

A St. Petersburg priest faces up to ten years in prison for speaking out against the Russian invasion of Ukraine. 

Tags: dissent, opposition, russian military, war in ukraine, Ukraine, religion, st. petersburg
3. "Slush Funds," Spotify, and a Subway Surprise

In this week's Odder News: cartoons, a tiny apartment, and an alpaca using the metro.

Tags: busin, cartoons, animals, metro, st. petersburg
4. Sniper Cover to Honor the Fallen

Putin pays his respects at a memorial cemetery - by locking out the survivors and setting up snipers.

Tags: security, st. petersburg, Memorial, siege of leningrad, putin
5. Not Quite Business as Usual

Sellers of souvenirs? They’re missing you, folks! But perhaps not that much.

Tags: economy, pandemic, business, souvenirs, travel, tourism, st. petersburg
6. The One Where "Friends" Is Big in Russia

Russian fans of Friends can have the ultimate immersive experience at four themed cafes.

Tags: television, restaurants, cafe, Gorbachev, st. petersburg, Moscow, friends
7. Magic in St. Petersburg

King's Cross station has nothing on the city of St. Petersburg, which is now complete with its own Platform 9 3/4, too. 

Tags: Books, magic, holidays, train, st. petersburg, harry potter
8. Of Players and Puppies

St. Petersburg's Zenit soccer team had some adorable company on the field in a recent match.

Tags: rostov, st. petersburg, soccer, dogs, animals
9. Cats: An Unofficial Symbol of Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a magical place, in part thanks to its feline denizens.

Tags: travel, museum, st. petersburg, hermitage cats, cats
10. A Not-Comprehensive List of Dostoyevsky 200th Events

A thoroughly incomplete list of ways to scratch your Dostoyevsky itch ahead of his 200th birthday.

Tags: anniversaries, museums, dostoyevsky, North America, st. petersburg, Moscow

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