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1. Not Quite Business as Usual

Sellers of souvenirs? They’re missing you, folks! But perhaps not that much.

Tags: economy, pandemic, business, souvenirs, travel, tourism, st. petersburg
2. The One Where "Friends" Is Big in Russia

Russian fans of Friends can have the ultimate immersive experience at four themed cafes.

Tags: television, restaurants, cafe, Gorbachev, st. petersburg, Moscow, friends
3. Magic in St. Petersburg

King's Cross station has nothing on the city of St. Petersburg, which is now complete with its own Platform 9 3/4, too. 

Tags: Books, magic, holidays, train, st. petersburg, harry potter
4. Of Players and Puppies

St. Petersburg's Zenit soccer team had some adorable company on the field in a recent match.

Tags: rostov, st. petersburg, soccer, dogs, animals
5. Cats: An Unofficial Symbol of Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a magical place, in part thanks to its feline denizens.

Tags: travel, museum, st. petersburg, hermitage cats, cats
6. A Not-Comprehensive List of Dostoyevsky 200th Events

A thoroughly incomplete list of ways to scratch your Dostoyevsky itch ahead of his 200th birthday.

Tags: anniversaries, museums, dostoyevsky, North America, st. petersburg, Moscow
7. Reading is Essential

St. Petersburg book-lovers can relax going into the city-wide shutdown knowing that their favorite bookstores will not shut down fully; the city has added books to the list of essential items. 

Tags: pandemic, covid 19, COVID, coronavirus, st. petersburg, literature, reading, Books
8. Is Dostoyevsky Still Alive?

On the occasion of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky’s 200th anniversary, we visit his adopted city to consider the imprint he left behind.

Tags: st. petersburg, literature, dostoyevsky
9. The Best Dostoyevsky Artwork at the Russian Museum

For one month only, the Russian Museum is celebrating the life of Fyodor Dostoyevsky with a 200th birthday exhibit.

Tags: russian museum, anniversaries, 200th, st. petersburg, dostoevsky, dostoyevsky
10. A Mustachioed Medusa

What could be more sinister than a Medusa with a mustache? A hint: a Medusa with a mustache and a reputation for being Europe’s last dictator.

Tags: bas-relief, street art, artwork, st. petersburg, lukashenko, alexander lukashenko

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