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There are 101 item(s) tagged with the keyword "moscow".

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1. Trampolines, Lava and the Constitution

News, quotes and tidbits from around Russia.

Tags: Kamchatka, Moscow, environment, space
2. 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
3. New Trams, Old Memes, and New Monuments for Old Villages

This week's Odder News features monuments for dead villages, ancient memes, and a mirror for Putin.

Tags: putin, Moscow, film, Internet, monuments, environment, transport, lgbt, village, Siberia
4. Snakes and Self-Isolation

“It’s not clear how he found himself at school: maybe someone threw him out or he crawled away. As our specialist said, the python is full. Such an animal is able to swallow even a cat. And it’s a great happiness that no one was hurt.”

– Alena Shibanova, a representative from the Good Home Animal Shelter, on a two-meter python found near a school in Kineshma

Tags: schools, Moscow
5. Lost Tombstones, Shootouts, and Social Support for Reindeer Herders

This week's Odder News reads like a bad movie, full of forgotten headstones, zombies, and a disagreement settled with firearms.

Tags: science, space, history, Moscow, Yakutia, social issues, environment, transport
6. Car Crashes, Art, and Bikinis

This week arts and crafts flourish under quarantine; a heatwave hits an unlikely place, and coronavirus fashion hits a new high (or low?).

Tags: Moscow, animals, cars, art, women, weather, coronavirus, Siberia
7. Alligator Tears

The Moscow Zoo laments the loss of an 84-year-old, WW2-veteran alligator.

Tags: history, Victory Day, zoo, Moscow, animals, world war ii
8. Poetic Graffiti, Self-Isolation, and Skyrocketing Views

“On the day of his 80th birthday, Brodsky returned to Pestel Street—he is looking directly at his balcony in the house where he lived, those same one and a half rooms from where he left forever. But poets always return.”

– Creators of a large graffiti display depicting the poet Joseph Brodsky

Tags: eurovision, Moscow, brodsky
9. The Amazing Life of Moscow's Gator

Saturn, a Mississippi alligator, saw Hitler and survived the Battle of Berlin. A tribute to the Moscow Zoo's greatest reptile.

Tags: animals, WWII, Moscow, moscow zoo
10. "Victory Day" Sung from Balconies

Despite a quarantine, Russians still managed to join together to celebrate Victory Day (from their balconies).

Tags: Moscow, world war ii, coronavirus, Victory Day

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