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1. 'Sup?

St. Petersburg saw over 2,000 attendees at its stand-up-paddleboard (SUP) festival this year, many in costume and with pets in tow.

Tags: coronavirus, health, Internet, animals, sports, water, st. petersburg
2. On Melons and Vacationers

“You risk getting an upset stomach, but there is no scientific evidence for this fact.”

- An announcement from Russia’s Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing, on the incorrect way to eat melons

Tags: coronavirus, health
3. Rumors and Mistakes

“I have nothing to share.”

– Comedian Maksim Galkin in response to journalists asking him about rumors of divorce between him and his wife, the musical icon Alla Pugacheva.

Tags: coronavirus
4. Ever-Resilient Lukashenko

The President of Russia's neighboring Belarus says he had coronavirus, but even that didn't keep him down.

Tags: politics, health, lukashenko, belarus, coronavirus
5. Pushups for the Poor

Russian lawmakers seek to boost the economy – and citizens' heart rates – by providing vouchers for workout classes.

Tags: coronavirus, laws, government, social issues, sports, health
6. Priest Gone Wild

Ultra-conservative Russian Orthodox priest Father Sergei has had quite the summer.

Tags: Yekaterinburg, coronavirus, Orthodox Church, religion
7. Getting Out and Shaping Up

“Women most often think about new breasts and buttocks, some receive such operations as a gift from their gentlemen. For men, surgery to correct the shape of the nose and ears is now popular. We took a closer look at ourselves, sitting at home, and apparently decided to improve our aesthetic appearance.”

- Plastic surgeon Dmitry Elenshleger on the popularity plastic surgery in Russia, now that the quarantine is being lifted

Tags: coronavirus
8. The Year of the Crown

As the коронавирусная пандемия (the coronavirus pandemic) still affects just about every aspect of our lives, it has, of course, been changing the way we speak.

Tags: coronavirus, language, health care, health
9. The Show Must Go On

A Russian theater takes to an unusual medium to perform its adaptation of Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard."

Tags: st. petersburg, chekhov, Internet, theater, coronavirus
10. A Feather in Petersburg's Cap

St. Petersburg's deputy governor put forth a compelling reason for his city's more lax coronavirus regulations, compared to Moscow's.

Tags: education, health, Moscow, government, coronavirus, st. petersburg

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