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1. 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
2. Stumped

Russia's election commission performed a "large-scale investigation" into tree stumps used as polling places. Only (?) three cases were found.

Tags: politics, Internet, humor, trees, democracy, politics
3. Stumped

Russia's election commission performed a "large-scale investigation" into tree stumps used as polling places. Only (?) three cases were found.

Tags: politics, Internet, humor, trees, democracy, politics
4. Chocolate, Chichikov, and Chivalry

This week, Lukashenko turns action hero; chocolate is serious business; and a classic Russian author is proven to be right all along.

Tags: women, Gogol, pensions, business, military, politics, belarus, lukashenko
5. Camouflage Candles, Cats in Quarantine, and Belarus

This week Russians get diet advice, the president of Belarus gets kicked out of a neighboring country, and even cats aren't excused from social distancing.

Tags: military, religion, russian food, money, coronavirus, animals, politics, belarus, lukashenko, international relations
6. Nothing Suspicious Here...

In disappointing-but-not-altogether-unexpected news, a prominent Kremlin critic gets hit with tea-borne poisoning.

Tags: espionage, putin, politics, tea, navalny, corruption
7. Sad Smiles and Kremlin Corruption

Recounting a 2008 meeting with activist Alexei Navalny, before he rose to prominence.

Tags: opposition, dissidents, politics, navalny
8. 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
9. Robberies, Vodka, and Cat-astrophic Crimes

This week, we're warned once again to be careful on the internet; priests use their powers for good; and criminals have never been so dang cute.

Tags: politics, vodka, health, black sea, cat, animals, Internet, Siberia
10. Pirates, Pooches, and Another Putin

This week, drivers' licenses get a much-overdue update, utility bills make headlines, and we learn that pirates abound in Russia. 

Tags: science, space, politics, putin, Internet, animals, travel, transport

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