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1. Flamethrowers, Video Games, and New Nobility

This week, the Russian army gets new toys; a university administrator doesn't quit while he's ahead; and Lukashenko keeps doing his thing, much to our chagrin.

Tags: corruption, fraud, lukashenko, belarus, games, Kazakhstan, military, Internet, Siberia
2. Don't Drive Tanked

Cars and alcohol don't mix, especially when your job is driving a military IFV.

Tags: Internet, alcohol, Volgograd, military
3. A Good Reason to Join the Military

A young woman in Kursk has been using her feminine wiles to hand over conscription notices.

Tags: bureaucracy, government, towns, women, military
4. Putin's Birthday, Teachers, and Dirt

This week, Putin gets a cool new birthday present; an official broadcasts his workout regimen; and strange sediment puzzles scientists.

Tags: government, education, environment, military, putin, Kamchatka, health, Saratov, Siberia
5. Bring Out the Big Guns

A Russian arms company is working towards a sniper rifle with a range of nearly five miles.

Tags: technology, business, military, science
6. Chocolate, Chichikov, and Chivalry

This week, Lukashenko turns action hero; chocolate is serious business; and a classic Russian author is proven to be right all along.

Tags: women, Gogol, pensions, business, military, politics, belarus, lukashenko
7. The Semyonovsky Regiment Revolts

How a progressive regiment was crushed by a single, petty man.

Tags: tsarism, st. petersburg, military
8. Camouflage Candles, Cats in Quarantine, and Belarus

This week Russians get diet advice, the president of Belarus gets kicked out of a neighboring country, and even cats aren't excused from social distancing.

Tags: military, religion, russian food, money, coronavirus, animals, politics, belarus, lukashenko, international relations
9. Hovercraft, Cannibals, and a Man on Mars

This week: Soviet-relic bunkers burst forth with new life; Soviet-relic vehicles get new life; and Soviet-relic apartments crack under the pressures of life.

Tags: law, Internet, science, technology, space, alcohol, military, animals, soviet, transport
10. 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

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