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1. Spy Rocks, Scent of a Man, and Lump of Coal

In this week's Odder News, a Russian dog gets its paws, a museum exhibit brings joy, and spy rocks are on the move.

Tags: dogs, pandemic, COVID, vaccination, manege, museums, spy, espionage
2. A Not-Comprehensive List of Dostoyevsky 200th Events

A thoroughly incomplete list of ways to scratch your Dostoyevsky itch ahead of his 200th birthday.

Tags: anniversaries, museums, dostoyevsky, North America, st. petersburg, Moscow
3. At Home with Dostoyevsky

If, for some reason, you ever find yourself in the small town of Staraya Russa, be sure to check out Dostoyevsky's summer house.

Tags: literature, museums, history, dostoyevsky
4. Akhmatova's Cat Goes Missing

After a brief scare, the oldest cat at the poet Anna Akhmatova's museum in St. Petersburg has returned safely back home. 

Tags: Petersburg, museums, museum, Akhmatova, cat rescue, cats, cat
5. 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
6. Anchors Far Away

Some new historical treasures have been pulled from the sea near Kamchatka.

Tags: anchor, maritime, museums, ships, alaska, pacific ocean, Kamchatka
7. New Life Breathed into the Museum of Hockey

Moscow's stunning Museum of Hockey and Hockey Hall of Fame is a hidden gem with new investors ready to keep it going – hopefully for a long time to come.

Tags: eduard khil, museum of hockey, hall of fame, red army, museums, hockey
8. Sputnik Rap, Dolls, and Animal Skulls

In this week's Odder News, how one man spent his pandemic, prisoners teach us how to get out of the pandemic, and a new video game connects you to the Russian police.

Tags: crime, COVID, museums, police
9. Culture Is Back in 2021 (Whether the Pandemic Is Over or Not)

In this week's Odder News, museums reopen with some strange offerings, the organizing game Tetris is coming to the big screen, and we are thrilled that Russians love the Home Alone franchise as much as we do.

 

Tags: museums, tretyakov, films
10. The Kingdom of Eternal Permafrost

With abnormally cold weather in Yakutsk, Russian TV news channels have been promoting the city's Kingdom of Permafrost and annual ice sculpture competition.

Tags: museums, glacier, snow, ice, Siberia, yakutsk, Yakutia

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