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1. Peter's War on Facial Hair

August 27, 1698, was a day of historic importance for the grooming of the Russian male. It was then that Tsar Peter I (known to history as “the Great”), armed himself with scissors and undertook to mercilessly clip beards from the faces of summoned noblemen and boyars.

Tags: boyars, nobility, taxes, beards, peter the great
2. Heavily Taxed

While some countries are considering doing away with coin money, this Russian citizen is still making the most out of their rubles and kopeks. 

Tags: arkhangelsk, math, humor, taxes, money, kopeck, ruble
3. It's Tax Season (for Dog Owners)

One of Russia’s regions is discussing a tax for dog owners.

Tags: yakutsk, taxes
4. End of Budget Travel?

After years of threatening to ban cheap dormitory-like hostels and any other accomodation in residential buildings, Russian lawmakers have approved a measure that could cause many private individuals to stop renting out beds, driving up lodging costs for young travelers.

Tags: travel, taxes, hotels, youth hostels, hostels

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