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1. Piter's People – Darya Aleksandrova

Few Russians know who Julia Child is. Yet Darya still chose to name her restaurant after the iconic American chef.

Tags: women, travel, restaurants, food, urban, st. petersburg
2. The Epic, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Best of Russian History

Russian history is interesting. Not always beautiful, not always glorious, but almost always... interesting.

Tags: war, alexander nevsky, st. petersburg, navy, rasputin, romanovs, history
3. Ranking Russia's Regions

Where do Russians have it the best? Rostat sought to find out.

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow
4. St. Petersburg Hold-'em

A St. Petersburg municipal politician has resigned after the discovery of an underground casino in his apartment.

Tags: city life, politics, games, st. petersburg
5. Piter's People - Mikhail Ivanov

Mikhail is the director of a book store that has been operating in St. Petersburg since 1926.

Tags: business, travel, Books, st. petersburg
6. Down and Duty-Free

Online duty-free purchasing is taking over Russian airports. Rejoice, fans of designer cologne.

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, travel
7. The Motherland Calls... Reenactors

Military reenactors mark the 76th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad with plenty of pyrotechnics.

Tags: tanks, st. petersburg, siege, world war ii
8. Booting a Boot, Selling a Psychic Cat, and Eating Leftovers

In this week's Odder News: a Pushkin theme park, a boot-kicking contest, and just the kind of entrepreneurial shake-up the world needs right now.

Tags: Internet, st. petersburg, cats, Pushkin
9. Of pigs and cussing and parachutes

This week's Odder News, we cover everything from mummies to hogs, from cussing to bows and arrows. Oh, and skyscraper jumping...

Tags: st. petersburg, Vladivostok, Krasnoyarsk, animals, language
10. The Sixth Minister

From the diaries of the US Minister to Russia, George Washington Campbell, 200 years ago.

Tags: us-russian relations, st. petersburg, diplomacy

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