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18 November 2018


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1. Lawmakers versus Troublemakers

Russian law enforcement had a busy week, from taking on the ~high~ seas to putting rich jerks in their place.

Tags: cossacks, national anthem, Russian Far East, navalny
By Irina Bukharin
2. Fake elections, real Cossacks, and how to do yoga in prison

Why some Russians would rather vote for a fictional candidate, the importance of a Cossack education, and some artsy graffiti along the way. 

Tags: elections, parliament, corruption, cossacks, graffiti, yoga, olympics
By Alice E.M. Underwood
3. Russia's Favorite Rebel and His Bloody Capture Turn 345

On April 14, 1671, Cossacks captured rebel leader Stenka Razin and ended his rebellion against the tsar. Here’s some background on Razin’s uprising, and what it meant for the fate of Russia.

Tags: stenka razin, rebellion, uprising, tsar, peasants, cossacks, 1671, astrakhan, lobnoye mesto, autocracy, revolt
By Dmitry Volodikhin

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