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11. Reading Between the Palm Lines

In the face of anxiety and uncertainty, sales of books about tarot cards, karma, and other esoteric, spiritual practices are skyrocketing in Russia.

Tags: business, economy, statistics, Books, religion
12. Put Those Cute Faces to Work!

This tire shop has some fluffy new residents! But are they earning their keep?

Tags: cute, pets, business, animals, voronezh, raccoons
13. 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
14. Dead Morose: Never Too Late for the New Year

"Thank God no one is writing any filth. Everything somehow really worked out very soulfully. This kind of thing is a sincere message from one to the other."

–  A representative of the Omsk ritual company “Heritage,” explaining the response to a New Year’s letter-writing campaign for the deceased, headed by a very punny Dead Morose.
Tags: business, letter, grieving, loss, New Year, ded moroz
15. Scents and Memoirs

Two books reviewed: one on the origin of two perfumeries, another that is a memoir of an archpriest.

Tags: business, perfume, religion
16. Tesla Comes to Russia

“I think we're close to establishing Tesla's presence in Russia, and that would be great. And more broadly, also in Kazakhstan and neighboring regions.”

– On May 21, entrepreneur Elon Musk announced that the Tesla line would soon make it to markets in Russia, Kazakhstan and other CIS countries.
Tags: business, technology
17. Lock and Load

For all your zombie apocalypse / Texas boar hunting / frontier bank-robbing needs, we present the Russian revolver shotgun.

Tags: business, technology, military, Kalashnikov
18. Half-Mermaid, Half-Dog, All Cute

A Russian nine-year-old is in the spotlight for inspiring a new stuffed animal for Ikea. 

Tags: art, Internet, family, children, business
19. More Dead Souls

A Russian executive is under house arrest after it was discovered that she employed more than a dozen nonexistent employees for her own gain.

Tags: Gogol, business, crime, corruption
20. Potholes, Economics, and a Crossbow Murder

This week, puddles get the spotlight, weapons become instruments, and the life of a sausage tycoon ends abruptly at the business end of a crossbow.

Tags: Internet, business, crime, economy, Far East, cities

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