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This week gives us a plethora of emotions: shame in Samara, excitement in Tomsk, and a bit of both in Moscow.
Shed a tear for our last World Cup TWERF, in which we finally learn about the Romanovs and feel the wrath of nature.
Russia wins its first two World Cup games and Jeff Monson is running for CIty Council in Krasnogorsk. Does life get better than this?