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1. Hero Cats, Bizarre Voters, and Roscosmos

In this week's Odder News, polling stations get wild, a family cat saves the day, and where in Russia is the head of the last Kazakh khan?

Tags: baikonur, duma, election, Roscosmos, Perm, Crimea
2. Worthy of Aivazovsky's Brush

If you love the sea, Ivan Aivazovsky is your man. Everyone should know about this Armenian-Russian painter.

Tags: russian museum, museums, ocean, Crimea, Pushkin, aivazovsky
3. Going Postal, Falling in Rivers, and Surviving Crimean Vacation

In this week's Odder News, pregnant cows falling in rivers, drunk Pitertsy falling in rivers, mysterious runoff in the Black Sea, and going postal.

Tags: afghanistan, Crimea, post office, fontanka, rivers, cows
4. Seal Friends, Soviet Sunbathing, and Secrets of Moscow

In this week's Odder News, a horse dung walking trail, a seal with a very proper name, and Mrs. Russia takes the stage.

Tags: lake baikal, pageants, seals, lake ladoga, Crimea, parks, moscow
5. Tourism in the Time of Covid

“These people do not go to relax in other resorts, they settle in neighboring hotels: the more restrictions are imposed on legal business, the more it plays into the hands of those who work in the dark.”

– Natalia Stambulnikova, Chairman of the Association of Small Hotels of Crimea, warning of the ominous nature of coronavirus restrictions that impede tourism.
Tags: coronavirus, crimea, restrictions, travel, tourism, covid 19, COVID
6. IKEA, Invasive Species, and Cat Kidney Transplants

In this week's Odder News, elite cat care, the cutest reunion ever, and IKEA furniture is really from Russia.

Tags: cats, scams, climate change, invasive species, jellyfish, crimea, ikea, soccer
7. Aeroflot, Achilles, and Alushta

In this week's Odder News, a noble Hermitage cat predicts the UEFA tournament in St. Petersburg, new rules for flying with pets, and Russia's three biggest problems.

Tags: mikhail boyarsky, railway, railroad, Crimea, black sea, soccer, hermitage cats, hermitage
8. Beastly Benefits

When the show can no longer go on, animal members of the Russian State Circus will now be given the opportunity to retire in style in Crimea.

Tags: pensions, Crimea, tigers, animals, circus, zoo
9. It Happens to All of Us

“Well f*** your mother, they positioned it like a monkey!”

– Crimean Minister of Culture Arina Novoselskaya, forgetting to turn off her microphone while on a video call with other Crimean leaders.

Tags: Internet, coronavirus, Crimea
10. #TBT Yalta Conference

Tuesday was 75th anniversary of the start of the Yalta Conference, the first step in rebuilding the post-War world.

Tags: Crimea, wwii, stalin

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