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11. Blini on a Budget

In honor of Maslenitsa, Russian health experts encourage citizens to limit their intake of one of the holiday's most beloved foods. 

Tags: holidays, food, celebrations, health, maslenitsa, blini
12. Gender Equality in Gift Giving

Russian women seem to luck out more than their male partners during the spring holiday season, a new study shows. 

Tags: gender, gifts, flowers, holidays, international women's day
13. Day of Knowledge and the Start of School

September 1 is not only the start of the school year in Russia, but also a time to celebrate knowledge and wisdom.

Tags: holidays, youth, schools
14. Strange Celebrations, Cereal, and Wildlife Sneakiness

This week: cereal jingles go viral, animal crossings save critters, and paratroopers take a swim in a fountain in celebration. Sounds pretty run-of-the-mill.

Tags: holidays, military, metro, Moscow, Internet, music, health, chechnya
15. Some Things to Enjoy with Your Stacks of Toilet Paper

In this week's Odder News: post-Soviet leaders propose innovative treatments for coronavirus, phone chargers go bad, and Russian buyers have an opening in the European real estate market.

Tags: holidays, military, government, economy, belarus, Moscow, health
16. A Dish for All Seasons

January 7 is Russian Orthodox Christmas, which calls for a Christmas dish. But the chosen one, kutya, is much more than a winter holiday treat.

Tags: food, holidays, christmas
17. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language
18. How to Celebrate Russia Day

The history of Russia Day is both complicated and controversial, with its origins in the dusk of the Soviet Union. Even its name causes confusion, with only about half the Russian population correctly identifying the holiday observed on June 12. We dig in to ferret out the facts.

Tags: holidays, russia day, june 12
By Alice E.M. Underwood
19. The May Holidays

In early May, everyone is feeling exhausted after a long, vitamin-deprived winter: schoolchildren are dragging themselves to the June 1 school-year finish line, and their parents are just starting to recover from the cold, dark winter. That’s when the holidays hit.

Tags: soviet era, may, holidays, may day
20. Lights, camera, shovels!

Russian officials participating in the subbotnik spring cleaning take a page from Lenin's book (the one about propaganda).

Tags: politics, environment, Saturdays, holidays, Lenin, subbotnik

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