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1. Sniffer Dogs, Train Cats, and Surprise Tigers

This week, Siberian tigers earn someone fame; sniffer dogs combat coronavirus; and cats become savvy – some might say spoiled – train passengers.

Tags: security, coronavirus, health, train, air travel, Internet, animals, Siberia
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. What Are You, Blind?

Somehow, a blind man in Orenburg has been sporting a drivers' license for the last two years.

Tags: cars, government, transport, health
6. I'm Not Dead Yet

A hospital in Kursk is under investigation after a woman awoke post-surgery in the morgue.

Tags: towns, medicine, healthcare, health
7. Strange Celebrations, Cereal, and Wildlife Sneakiness

This week: cereal jingles go viral, animal crossings save critters, and paratroopers take a swim in a fountain in celebration. Sounds pretty run-of-the-mill.

Tags: holidays, military, metro, Moscow, Internet, music, health, chechnya
8. 'Sup?

St. Petersburg saw over 2,000 attendees at its stand-up-paddleboard (SUP) festival this year, many in costume and with pets in tow.

Tags: coronavirus, health, Internet, animals, sports, water, st. petersburg
9. On Melons and Vacationers

“You risk getting an upset stomach, but there is no scientific evidence for this fact.”

- An announcement from Russia’s Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing, on the incorrect way to eat melons

Tags: coronavirus, health
10. Ever-Resilient Lukashenko

The President of Russia's neighboring Belarus says he had coronavirus, but even that didn't keep him down.

Tags: politics, health, lukashenko, belarus, coronavirus

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