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1. 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
2. Corruption, Crimea, and Coronavirus

This week, Spotify comes to Russia, Crimea is a hot tourist destination (like always), and three cases of corruption: one big, one small, and one straight out of a spy movie.

Tags: sakhalin, Far East, music, Internet, Victory Day, belarus, corruption, health, travel
3. Punk Rock Lenin

A Lenin statue in Russia's Far East temporarily sported a new 'do.

Tags: cities, history, ussr, Internet, Russian Far East, monuments, lenin
4. 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
5. (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
6. The Show Must Go On

A Russian theater takes to an unusual medium to perform its adaptation of Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard."

Tags: st. petersburg, chekhov, Internet, theater, coronavirus
7. Peace Out!

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

Tags: military, Internet, study, war, politics, international relations
8. 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
9. Coping with Coronavirus, One Odder Item at a Time

This week: Putin cracks down on smartphones, some things go online that probably shouldn't, and new coronavirus advice seeks to preserve the peace (and health).

Tags: technology, health, family, coronavirus, Internet, putin, military, metro, transport
10. An Understandable Mistake?

A grassroots campaign to remember the WWII fallen goes south.

Tags: Internet, history, world war ii, Victory Day

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