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1. (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
2. The Nose Knows

Dancing noses, we have dancing noses, people! This week's video of the week is courtesy of Gogol, Shostakovich, and The Royal Opera.

Tags: opera, st. petersburg, satire, nose, gogol, shostakovich
3. 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
4. A Feather in Petersburg's Cap

St. Petersburg's deputy governor put forth a compelling reason for his city's more lax coronavirus regulations, compared to Moscow's.

Tags: education, health, Moscow, government, coronavirus, st. petersburg
5. Celebrating Russia's Graduates

If you think American high school graduations have fanfare, wait till you see what Russians in St. Petersburg do.

Tags: school, st. petersburg
6. Come On In, the Bombshelter's Fine

A swimming pool for the disabled is set to be built in an unorthodox location.

Tags: architecture, st. petersburg, history, sports, social issues
7. Piter's People – Maxim Kosmin

Maxim is a blogger and photographer who helps everyone to see the charm of St. Petersburg historic apartments.

Tags: photography, urban, blog, architecture, st. petersburg
8. Piter's People coping with Coronavirus

Given all that has been going on, we thought it would be a good time to check in with some of the people we have profiled in Piter's People and see how they are doing.

Tags: urban, coronavirus, russian life, st. petersburg
9. Piter's People – Darya Aleksandrova

Few Russians know who Julia Child is. Yet Darya still chose to name her restaurant after the iconic American chef.

Tags: women, travel, restaurants, food, urban, st. petersburg
10. The Epic, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Best of Russian History

Russian history is interesting. Not always beautiful, not always glorious, but almost always... interesting.

Tags: war, alexander nevsky, st. petersburg, navy, rasputin, romanovs, history

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