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24 September 2018


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1. Monstrous Protests, Mobile Plants, and Too Much Paper

This week Russians hit the streets, waterways, and air for all sorts of occasions.

Tags: nuclear, arctic, moscow
By Irina Bukharin
2. Victory Day and cheeky chess pieces

Victory Day meant full streets but empty skies. A hollow chess piece hides more than its next move. And a day in the life of an Arctic doctor. 

Tags: arctic, ivan the terrible, victory day, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
3. Counterfeit TP and Commuting By Ball

Some folks form an Arctic military base or withdraw from mayoral elections. Others counterfeit toilet paper and roll through traffic in a giant ball. 

Tags: russia, arctic, military, omsk, counterfeit, zorb
By Alice E.M. Underwood
4. The bad, the sad, and the ice laser

It's been a rough week in Russia, with the metro bombing in St. Petersburg, the disappearance of gay men, and the death of Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Luckily, lasers are kinda neat. 

Tags: russia, petersburg, metro, chechnya, yevtushenko, arctic
By Alice E.M. Underwood
5. Saratov

Elena Kotova takes us to the streets, beaches, yoga studios and parks of Saratov, a city on the Volga.

Tags: arctic, White Sea
6. Kaliningrad

Alexander Podgorchuk takes us to Russia's westernmost city, Kaliningrad.

Tags: arctic, White Sea
7. Pskov

Accomplished photographer Dmitry Markov takes us on a tour of Pskov, "Where Russia Begins."

Tags: arctic, White Sea
8. Kandalaksha

Teacher Ilona Isayeva shares with us some of the charms of Kandalaksha, a small industrial town on the White Sea.

Tags: arctic, White Sea
By Ilona Isayeva
9. Bears, boycotts, and busting rhymes

Election aftermath, polar bear attacks, why drivers are against Russia's version of Uber, and maybe even a state secret or two. 

Tags: russia, election, duma, parliament, polar bears, arctic, moscow, boycott, yandex
By Alice E.M. Underwood
10. Icebergs and tigers and starships, oh my!

Which would you rather: be trapped in the Arctic or accused of treason? Okay, not a fun game. But a worthwhile read about the latest in Russian news. 

Tags: arctic, gagarin, navalny, tiger, zoo, warhol, space, iceberg
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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