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11. Is Dostoyevsky Still Alive?

On the occasion of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky’s 200th anniversary, we visit his adopted city to consider the imprint he left behind.

Tags: st. petersburg, literature, dostoyevsky
12. The Best Dostoyevsky Artwork at the Russian Museum

For one month only, the Russian Museum is celebrating the life of Fyodor Dostoyevsky with a 200th birthday exhibit.

Tags: russian museum, anniversaries, 200th, st. petersburg, dostoevsky, dostoyevsky
13. A Mustachioed Medusa

What could be more sinister than a Medusa with a mustache? A hint: a Medusa with a mustache and a reputation for being Europe’s last dictator.

Tags: bas-relief, street art, artwork, st. petersburg, lukashenko, alexander lukashenko
14. Russia in the Time of COVID

How has Russia changed since the last time you were there, pre-pandemic?

Tags: travel warning, united states, air travel, COVID, st. petersburg, Moscow
15. Faster Than a Speeding Sapsan

The journey between Moscow and St. Petersburg is about to get a lot faster.

Tags: st. petersburg, moscow, train, sapsan, railway, railroad, russian railways
16. Pumpkins, Medieval Renaissance Festivals, and Cattle Stealing

In this week's Odder News, enormous pumpkins, LARPing in honor of Alexander Nevsky, and horses in cars.

Tags: social issues, children, Kazakhstan, alexander nevsky, peter-paul fortress, st. petersburg, moscow, pumpkin, watermelon
17. A Revolutionary Restoration

After almost ten years, the Alexander Palace, the final home of the Romanovs, is back and open for visitors.

Tags: palaces, st. petersburg, romanov, russian revolution, travel
18. Fountain Frolicking Forbidden

The St. Petersburg city government has threatened to prevent traditional celebrations of VDV Day by turning off its fountains. Such grinches.

Tags: government, city, st. petersburg, holiday, military
19. Travel the Motherland

Russia has it all, so you never need to travel anywhere else.

Tags: Urals, arctic, Caucasus, st. petersburg, mari el
20. The False Borises

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, especially when it comes to one's name on a ballot.

Tags: government, st. petersburg, cities, politics

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