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11. The Enigmatic Horseman

Petersburg’s most famous statue raises as many questions as it answers.

Tags: st. petersburg, Petersburg, Bely, bronze horseman, Pushkin
12. 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
13. Beyond Bears: The Birds and the B(irch Tr)ees

14 members of Russia’s flora and fauna community that should be known to any self-respecting Russophile.

Tags: food, flowers, Moscow, st. petersburg, dogs, mushrooms, nature, bear
14. Swipe Me! Eat Me! Watch Me!

Tinder, fish soup, and wakeboarding — these make both entertaining pastimes and fantastic publicity stunts.

Tags: kazan, russian food, food, don, rostov, fish, tinder, Petersburg, st. petersburg
15. Trolley Drama and Piano Trauma

A funeral for a trolley, a near-funeral for a pianist, and scared birds: all this and more on this week’s TWERF.

Tags: corgi, piano, st. petersburg, Perm
By Tiffany Zhu
16. The Surreal Among Us

An interview with St. Petersburg photographer Viktor Mogilat, about his thought provoking art.

Tags: city life, st. petersburg, art, photography
17. This Takes the Cake!

A brief history of the Russian bakery, from imperial times to the Internet age.

Tags: blackbread, bread, russian history, history, st. petersburg, Moscow, bakery
By Tiffany Zhu
18. Scooters Kick Off in Russia

Russians may have found a new favorite form of wheels.

Tags: city life, soviet era, transport, bikes, st. petersburg, Moscow
19. 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
20. St. Isaac's 4.0

Today, now that the huge dome of St. Isaac’s towers over the center of the city, not far from the granite embankment, the sumptuous Senate and Synod Building, and the iconic Bronze Horseman statue, it is hard to imagine that in its first incarnation this church was much smaller and located on the Admiralty Meadow.

Tags: peter i, religion, churches, st. petersburg, St. Isaac's

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