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1. Russian Grammar Strikes Again

Russian grammar is tough, even for the Russians that make official constitutional-referendum ballots.

Tags: politics, elections, humor, language, russian language
2. Pros and Cons of a Global Pandemic

This week we explore the upsides and downsides of self-isolation, strange new laws, and virus testing.

Tags: Chernobyl, alcohol, humor, science, Internet, health, coronavirus
3. Should the Duma Broadcast in the Bathroom? Funny You Should Ask.

“I noticed that there are places here, shall we say, for contemplation.” said a Duma deputy, referring to… the bathroom. He continued: “And when important issues are being discussed, they should broadcast it there.”

Tags: humor, law, duma
4. Antiviral Amulets and Charmed Vitamin-C

The threat of coronavirus is not funny, but advertisements for tongue-in-cheek “remedies” are catching on among entrepreneurial Russians.

Tags: humor, healthcare, health
5. You'll Spritz Your Eye Out: Testing Putin Cologne

All I want for Christmas is to smell like Putin. (Unboxing a mysterious Putin-esque cologne.)

Tags: fashion, politics, humor, putin
6. Naked Facts about Science, Art and Agriculture

Snow leopards, cannabis, and nudity are trending in Russia.

Tags: humor, animals
7. Grampa Krylov

Russia’s best known poet was born 250 years ago, and his last name was not Pushkin.

Tags: literature, humor, fables, krylov
8. Clean and Comfortable

Bloggers and twitterers this fall, in the lead-up to the mayoral elections, were effusive in their praise of Moscow living conditions. Was it real or staged?

Tags: sobyanin, humor, moscow
9. What's So Funny?

After declensions, cases, aspect, verbs of motion, pronunciation, and all the other trials of the Russian language, there is one more thing to learn: quotes, jokes and allusions. Let's do this.

Tags: film, russian language, humor
10. The Best of 2017

For our final TWERF of 2017, we look back and re-share some of our favorite stories from 2017. They may not be the most note-worthy or news-worthy stories, but we felt they were the most fun.

Tags: humor, siberia
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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