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There are 23 item(s) tagged with the keyword "government".

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1. Mayorless Magadan

The position of mayor in the Far East town of Magadan is apparently so undesirable that no one wants the job.

Tags: government, cities, politics, Magadan, Far East
2. Hot Fox Tips

Moscow Region's Ecology Ministry tells residents not to smile at foxes.

Tags: government, health, foxes, Moscow, animals
3. Maps, Mail Trucks, and Caviar

This week, officials make outrageous demands, maps cost a man his job, and science meets geopolitics.

Tags: Far East, mail, food, science, cities, government
4. Insults, Overpriced Benches, and Space Toilets

This week, astronauts find some relief, citizens share their shame, and the dangers of sugar may finally be made public.

Tags: poll, science, space, cities, government, corruption, health
5. A Good Reason to Join the Military

A young woman in Kursk has been using her feminine wiles to hand over conscription notices.

Tags: bureaucracy, government, towns, women, military
6. Upward Mobility

A cleaning woman has found herself the newly-elected head of her village.

Tags: elections, politics, social issues, women, government
7. Putin's Birthday, Teachers, and Dirt

This week, Putin gets a cool new birthday present; an official broadcasts his workout regimen; and strange sediment puzzles scientists.

Tags: government, education, environment, military, putin, Kamchatka, health, Saratov, Siberia
8. Smile, or Else

Who says Russians are cold and inscrutable? Kamchatka's new "Ministry of Happiness" seeks to spread joy and wellbeing.

Tags: social issues, government, Kamchatka, health
9. Not-So-Fresh Siberian Air

A recent study finds that Siberia's air quality may be worse than you'd think.

Tags: pollution, science, government, health, environment, Siberia
10. Sore Loser Turns Supervillain

A recently defeated incumbent politician has turned off the water supply in part of his district. Out of spite.

Tags: Chelyabinsk, city, towns, government, politics

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