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There are 171 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Russia".

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1. Lions and Lawyers and Baba Yaga, Oh My!

Ice Age lions thaw out, fairytale heroes meet social media, and foreign news needs a new passport. Plus, all about Russian art in less than 30 minutes. 

Tags: foreign agent, art, film, Yakutia, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
2. The Big 100

This year marks the centennial of the Bolshevik Revolution. Here's what that looks like, plus gas, cats, and seals (state seals, that is).

Tags: cats, pollution, Chelyabinsk, 1917, Revolution, Bolshevik, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
3. Slavic-Style Spooks

Halloween or Hallowon't? The holiday is more trick than treat in Russia, so dive into the details and creep yourself out with some frightful tales while you're at it. 

Tags: Halloween, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
4. Rocks, Raps, and Cats in Charge

Trouble in the tombstone industry, booming blockchain, and mercenary music hits. Plus, cats at work and a use of paper you've never seen.  

Tags: cats, wagner, blockchain, granite, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
5. 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
6. Putin in Birthdayland and Alice in Wonderland

For Putin's birthday, a fake burger, a real burger, and a puppy. Plus, St. Petersburg rooftops, frogmen, and how to bathe in crude oil.  

Tags: Petersburg, burger, Yandex, Putin, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. Spying for Russia and Flying for Russia

The glorious deeds of a famous spy, the smaller deeds of everyday spies, and a whole new horizon for female fighter pilots.

Tags: pilot, Philby, spy, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
8. The Biggest Cheesecake, The Artsiest Robot, and The Spaciest Station

A record-breaking cake, a robot breaking (conceptions of) art, and a space station breaking international boundaries. Plus, flying cars and how to live on Mars.

Tags: Mars, Roscosmos, space, robot, cake, Stavropol, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
9. 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
10. Evil Clowns, Ballerinas, and Other Movie Monsters

Clown horror is horrid for clowns, a ballet scandal on the silver screen, and a pack of protesting porkers. 

Tags: film, ballet, clowns, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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