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1. Baggage Bros, Covert Crimea, and Brezhnev's Crimes

Brezhnev’s traffic ticket goes on sale, Crimea shows up in Astrakhan, and a man gives an all for his cat.

Tags: Kamchatka, astrakhan, Brezhnev, Crimea, aeroflot, cats, cat
By Tiffany Zhu
2. A Legal Message in a Bottle

Suing Putin (not over the protests) and selling a babushka's jam.

Tags: bears, Pushkin, Yekaterinburg, putin, Crimea, Vladivostok, navy, protest
3. Lake Koyashskoye

On the eastern tip of Crimea is a mysterious, salty lake. We take you there.

Tags: travel, Black Sea, Ukraine, Crimea
4. You Be the Judge

There is never a shortage of political-cultural land mines on which to trod when one’s brief is to cover all things Russian.

Tags: Robeson, racism, Crimea
5. Russian Fairy Tales of Royalty and Rappers

We have a trio of uplifting stories this week: a Russian rapper freed, a Russian beauty turned royalty, and a literal (and strange) military lift.

Tags: Crimea, ukraine, krasnodar, kremlin
By Irina Bukharin
6. Liquor machines and lullaby missiles

Patriotic tectonic plates, the threat of airborne Internet, a possible return to the Gulag, and some problems without solutions.  

Tags: Russia, Crimea, drones, Internet, prison, Gulag, justice
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. Crimea Crisis Solved?

In a surprising move that has shocked international pundits, Secretary of State John Kerry today announced he has arranged the de-annexation of Crimea by Russia. 

Tags: crimea, kerry, international relations
By April F. Yulez
8. This Just in From Ukraine...

Today is the 401st anniversary of the crowning of the first Romanov Tsar, Mikhail, in 1613, and the end of the "Time of Troubles." This of course has nothing to do with current events. Just thought I'd mention it in passing. 

Tags: Crimea, Putin, united states, cold war
By Paul E. Richardson
9. In Defense

Our definition of a Russophile is not someone who blindly embraces all things Russian as superior, but someone who is innately fascinated by Russia because it is different, because it is interesting, because it is important.

Tags: Russia, journalism, Crimea, Olympics
By Paul E. Richardson
10. 7 Ways Not to Protest the Occupation of Crimea

Russia’s occupation cum annexation of Crimea is a tragedy no matter how you slice the salami tactics. One just wants to protest, boycott, DO something. But what? Well, like President Obama and the EU, we’re coming up a bit short on the list of feasible and effective sanctions. But here are a few things we recommend NOT doing.

    Tags: Ukraine, Crimea
    By Paul E. Richardson

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