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1. Nepotism Takes to the Ice

The son of one of Putin's buddies was recently named the head of a professional hockey team, with no previous experience.

Tags: television, putin, corruption, hockey
2. Worth a Pretty Kitty

How much would you pay for a feline once caressed by the hands of Russian President Vladimir Putin?

Tags: noob, advertisement, sale, putin, avito, cat
3. Courting Father Christmas

"Since I am also a lawyer, I can act as an attorney for Father Christmas, and remind the plaintiff that Father Christmas fulfills wishes and gives gifts only to good girls and boys. Let him analyze his behavior and, perhaps, find something that has prevented Father Christmas from presenting him with gifts for the New Year holidays. This will be the main line of defense."

–  On December 23, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to defend Father Christmas after a St. Petersburg lawyer sued the gift-bringer.
Tags: court, lawyer, gifts, new year, holiday, vladimir putin, putin, father christmas, ded moroz, Christmas
4. New Moo

In which, after not a small bureaucratic scuffle, a thirteen-year-old boy receives the gift from Putin that we all are really hoping for this Christmas: a brand new cow. 

Tags: dairy, agriculture, bureaucracy, Yakutia, gifts, cows, vladimir putin, putin
5. Outsmarting Smart Voting

For the first time since 2016, and the first time since the momentous constitutional changes of 2020 allowing President Putin to run for two more presidential terms, Russia has elected a new parliament.

Tags: navalny, putin, elections, democracy
6. Being the Face Sans Facebook

"The president’s website is working. There are no problems.”

– On October 4 Press Secretary for the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov reassured the public that not even Facebook can take down the President’s site.
Tags: Internet, social media, instagram, whatsapp, facebook, president, website, putin, peskov
7. Putin's Pooches

On this, Vladimir Putin's 69th birthday, we are reminded that even authoritarian leaders are softies for good dogs. Maybe especially so?

Tags: humor, politics, government, dogs, putin
8. Two Days

On spy films, summits, and finding a way to live together.

Tags: espionage, gorodetsky, biden, putin
9. News Notes

The latest under the radar news from all across Russia.

Tags: putin, gorbachev, shalyapin, tretyakov, samara, skating
10. Presidential Patty Cakes

This spring, a ruckus roiling US-Russian relations was one for the history books: It was the first spat that involved a children’s playground taunt.

Tags: biden, putin

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