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13 November 2018


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11. Bread and Circuses. And Tetris.

Arcade cars, patriotic circuses, and administrative festivities. Also, some crazy murals, Moscow's transformation, and the secrets of Peter the Great. 

Tags: Moscow, amnesty, patriotism, circus, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
12. Guns, Gents, and Stalin

Heroes who caused deaths, heroes who saved lives, questionable movie heroes, and the heroes who make art and cheese. Which is your favorite?

Tags: cheese, Petrov, Kalashnikov, Moscow, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
13. Rap battles, Moscow's move, and mixing dating and politics

Elections are the new dinner and a movie. Plus, Moscow's heading east, rap battles get a bad rap, and pickles and melons galore. 

Tags: rap, Moscow, elections, Mamba, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
14. Parties with Putin and the Ruins of Literature

President Putin visits human rights activists and curious kids, and a famous author falls to pieces. Plus Ivan the Terrible, a terrible auction purchase, and 10 fantastic bridges. 

Tags: Moscow, Ivan the Terrible, Gogol, Sirius, Alexeyeva, Putin
By Alice E.M. Underwood
15. Baller Ballerinas, Flying Taxis, & Gardens in the Sky

Celebrate soccer with metro-station ballet, explore the galaxy with Yandex, and take a stroll through Moscow's rooftop gardens. Plus the Beatles, Stephen Colbert, and 29 Russian writers.

Tags: beatles, yandex, ballet, soccer, confederations cup, moscow, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
16. Cats, droids, and acrobatic rock & roll

A friendly robot graces the metro and a politically charged (and financed) dance studio gets footloose thanks to the youngest Putin. Also, happy World Cat Day!

Tags: russia, moscow, metro, putin, tikhonova, dance, cats, robot
By Alice E.M. Underwood
17. Bacon, comics, and fairy tales on ice

Adapting to life in Russia? Comic books. Craving cuteness? Piglets getting saved from a fire. Not Russian enough for you? Ice swimming. And for good measure, zombies. 

Tags: russia, migrants, moscow, epiphany, putin, ice swimming
By Alice E.M. Underwood
18. Exercise! Frozen bikes, illegal yoga, sturdy stolen statues

The year's coldest ride, hottest statue, most scandalous yoga teacher, and best way to learn the names of all of Russia's federal subjects. And it's just the first TWERF of the year. 

Tags: Russia, Moscow, bikes, law, yoga
By Alice E.M. Underwood
19. The Good, the Bad, and the Middling

A tour of ten distinctive Moscow monuments that goes a long way to summarizing the state of the art in Russia today.

Tags: Moscow, art, monuments
By Alexander Mozhaev
20. Murder and the Muse

KGB Chief Andropov has tapped Matyushkin to solve a brazen jewel heist from Picasso’s wife at the posh Metropole Hotel. But when the case bleeds over into murder, machinations, and international intrigue, not everyone is eager to see where the clues might lead.

Tags: mystery, Moscow, KGB, Matyushkin

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