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1. New Economic Policy

In the Soviet era, NEP had always been regarded as a strange, only vaguely understood, and not very sensible chapter in Soviet history: a pause between the heroic Civil War and the no less heroic Five-Year Plans.

Tags: economy, soviet era, lenin, nep
2. Regions Measure Up

RIA Novosti's annual survey, ranking each Russian region by residents' quality of life, has some not-so-surprising results.

Tags: economy, news, statistics
3. Drugs, Pirates, and Apple Pay

This week, your mother turns out to be right all along; Aeroflot adapts to COVID; and the European Commission says you can get good, free movies from Russian social media.

Tags: Chelyabinsk, coronavirus, economy, Internet, crime
4. Cars, Car Accidents, and Vodka (Unrelated)

This week is full of surprises: Moscow schools train future journalists; cars branch out into new materials; and vodka exports decline, which is maybe less surprising than you'd think.

Tags: cars, pensions, vodka, safety, education, economy
5. 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
6. A Win for the Lada

Russia's iconic domestic car has been the highest-selling automobile in the last six months.

Tags: automobile, business, economy, soviet era, Russia, cars
7. The Яs Have It

Yandex, Russia's Google almost-equivalent, is making moves to expand with products including "YaBank," "YaSafe," and "YaCash."

Tags: technology, yandex, Internet, business, economy
8. (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
9. Kefir-Beer, a Dog Retiree, and a Grave Competition

This week: stamps honor highways, grave-diggers let loose, and Russia's cutest cop takes his leave.

Tags: death, economy, beer, science, russian post, animals, Siberia
10. Lighten Up, Russia

Experts report that Russian drinking habits over the last couple of months have gotten a bit lighter.

Tags: economy, statistics, beer, wine, vodka, alcohol

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