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11. The Motherland Calls... Reenactors

Military reenactors mark the 76th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad with plenty of pyrotechnics.

Tags: tanks, st. petersburg, siege, world war ii
12. Booting a Boot, Selling a Psychic Cat, and Eating Leftovers

In this week's Odder News: a Pushkin theme park, a boot-kicking contest, and just the kind of entrepreneurial shake-up the world needs right now.

Tags: Internet, st. petersburg, cats, Pushkin
13. Of pigs and cussing and parachutes

This week's Odder News, we cover everything from mummies to hogs, from cussing to bows and arrows. Oh, and skyscraper jumping...

Tags: st. petersburg, Vladivostok, Krasnoyarsk, animals, language
14. The Sixth Minister

From the diaries of the US Minister to Russia, George Washington Campbell, 200 years ago.

Tags: us-russian relations, st. petersburg, diplomacy
15. Russians on Oscar Shortlists

Three Russian films have been shortlisted for the Oscars this year, in three different categories. Some critics say it is unprecedented and a sign the country's creative industry is on the upturn.

Tags: wwii, animation, St. Petersburg, cinematography, film, Oscars, movies
16. Piter's People – Kseniya Schastlivtseva

Kseniya is an architect, who found her passion in jewelry making.

Tags: artist, women, architecture, st. petersburg
17. 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
18. (Don't!) Touch for Good Luck

Urban legends and superstitions made some sculptures in Moscow and St. Petersburg too famous for their own good, and some culture officials have had enough.

Tags: history, culture, art, st. petersburg, tourism
19. Pale Horse and Remembering Leningrad

A review of two books: one work of fiction, and one labor of love.

Tags: st. petersburg, leningrad, revolution
20. Piter's People – Nikita Filippov

Nikita was trained as a philologist, but gave it all up to co-found a craft brewery.

Tags: travel tips, bars, st. petersburg

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