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1. An Excuse to Persecute

Since the annexation of Crimea in 2015, Russian authorities have been targeting Crimean Tatar activists.

Tags: ethnic group, war in ukraine, tatars, Crimea
2. Independence, Educated

New material recognizing two Russia-friendly separatist regions in eastern Ukraine will soon be taught in Russian high schools. 

Tags: war in ukraine, Crimea, vladimir putin, russian history, education, independence
3. A Route through Conflict

Passenger rail between Crimea and the mainland could restart within months.

Tags: Crimea, transport, train, war in ukraine
4. Invading Ukraine, Then vs. Now

A comparison of Russia's invasion of Crimea in 2014 vs. the invasion of all of Ukraine in 2022 (written two weeks prior to the invasion)

Tags: Crimea, war, Ukraine
5. Ukraine Invasions and Justifications: Catherine the Great Got There First

An illustrated history that draws parallels between a potential invasion of Ukraine today and Catherine the Great’s occupation and annexation of Crimea in the late 1700s.
 

Tags: illustrations, Russo-Turkish War, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, Grigory Potemkin, Catherine the Great, Crimea
6. Tractors in Tomsk, TikTok, and Space Movies

In this week's Odder News, don't drink and drive your tractor, ticket-taking grandmothers are surprisingly entertaining, and the Russians win the new space race by a hair.

Tags: space, space women, space race, international space station, Crimea, birds, TikTok, tomsk
7. Hero Cats, Bizarre Voters, and Roscosmos

In this week's Odder News, polling stations get wild, a family cat saves the day, and where in Russia is the head of the last Kazakh khan?

Tags: baikonur, duma, election, Roscosmos, Perm, Crimea
8. Worthy of Aivazovsky's Brush

If you love the sea, Ivan Aivazovsky is your man. Everyone should know about this Armenian-Russian painter.

Tags: russian museum, museums, ocean, Crimea, Pushkin, aivazovsky
9. Going Postal, Falling in Rivers, and Surviving Crimean Vacation

In this week's Odder News, pregnant cows falling in rivers, drunk Pitertsy falling in rivers, mysterious runoff in the Black Sea, and going postal.

Tags: afghanistan, Crimea, post office, fontanka, rivers, cows
10. Seal Friends, Soviet Sunbathing, and Secrets of Moscow

In this week's Odder News, a horse dung walking trail, a seal with a very proper name, and Mrs. Russia takes the stage.

Tags: lake baikal, pageants, seals, lake ladoga, Crimea, parks, moscow

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