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1. Oh, Deer.

Sakhalin Island deputies introduce legislation to revive a shrinking livestock trade: reindeer herding.

Tags: agriculture, industry, politics, animals, reindeer
2. Sleeping Naked, Oh, and Tanks

This week's Odder News: Belarus, the "Switzerland of the East," quiet hours, and tank-fueled wedding proposals.

Tags: belarus, Internet, politics, health, military
3. St. Petersburg Hold-'em

A St. Petersburg municipal politician has resigned after the discovery of an underground casino in his apartment.

Tags: city life, politics, games, st. petersburg
4. 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
5. The Mayor Departs

Yury Luzhkov, who died in December from complications during routine heart surgery, is difficult to pin to a particular pantheon of Russian political figures.

Tags: Luzhkov, politics, moscow
6. A Brief History of Political Insults

News of Russian courts punishing people for what they write or comment online is no longer anything out of the ordinary.

Tags: law, anti-terrorist laws, politics
7. Diving and Driving into Summer Holidays

There’s lots of ways to have fun, whether it be a patriotic holiday or an “unpatriotic” game.

Tags: sakhalin, Kamchatka, politics, stalin, russia day
8. A Dangerous Film about Dangerous Wars

Pavel Lungin’s controversial film Братство is nothing new, but its political context is — and that’s what makes it so dangerous.

Tags: military, politics, Soviet-Afghan War, afghanistan, war, film
9. 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
10. Politics and Technology: And never the twain should meet

To selfie or not to selfie? That is the question, or at least one of the questions, addressed this week.

Tags: yandex, moscow, politics, duma
By Irina Bukharin

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