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1. Ever-Resilient Lukashenko

The President of Russia's neighboring Belarus says he had coronavirus, but even that didn't keep him down.

Tags: politics, health, lukashenko, belarus, coronavirus
2. Robberies, Vodka, and Cat-astrophic Crimes

This week, we're warned once again to be careful on the internet; priests use their powers for good; and criminals have never been so dang cute.

Tags: politics, vodka, health, black sea, cat, animals, Internet, Siberia
3. Pirates, Pooches, and Another Putin

This week, drivers' licenses get a much-overdue update, utility bills make headlines, and we learn that pirates abound in Russia. 

Tags: science, space, politics, putin, Internet, animals, travel, transport
4. (Almost) Jet Ski Season, (Almost) Presidents, and Online (Almost) Learning

This week, Russia's government grapples with the ins-and-outs of distance learning, the Ministry of Economic Development is nonplussed by the effects of coronavirus, and we know what side of the bread a shipbuilder's head's butter is on.

Tags: st. petersburg, sports, Siberia, Internet, journalism, education, politics, economy
5. Putin's Victorious Summer

This year's Victory Day parade was a sight to beholdā — and we might be seeing its effects for the next 16 years.

Tags: voting, constitution, law, putin, Victory Day, politics, history
6. 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
7. The Inheritance of the Tsars: Russia's Claim to Rome

Russia-watchers sometimes encounter the idea that Moscow is the "Third Rome." But where does this idea come from, and what does it mean?

Tags: Orthodox Church, politics, architecture, art, religion, russian history
8. Peace Out!

The newly-released 2020 Global Peace Index has some surprising findings.

Tags: military, Internet, study, war, politics, international relations
9. Worth A Thousand Words

A Russian colorist of historical photos has been banned from social media for her work.

Tags: social media, politics, art, history
10. Cheerleaders, Croquet, and Persistent Coronavirus

In this week's Odder News, cheerleaders and lawmakers band together, croquet culture spreads to Russia, and youthful exuberance leads to a joyride.

Tags: politics, health, children, travel, transport

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