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11. Cats, Cars, and Non-existent Countries

World Cup picks, elections, and fraudulent activity all point to the same lesson this week: make your choices wisely.

Tags: st. petersburg, khabarovsk, cat, putin, World Cup
By Irina Bukharin
12. Viral Videos of All Stripes and Sizes

Adults want kids to vote, kids want Leonardo DiCaprio to soak himself, and Leo wants fewer video games on TV.

Tags: election, oymyakon, leonardo dicaprio, st. petersburg, baikal
By Irina Bukharin
13. A Holiday for Every Occasion

Traditional celebrations like Maslenitsa are accompanied by new ones, like Chinese New Year. The party never stops!

Tags: st. petersburg, holidays, maslenitsa
By Irina Bukharin
14. 17 Petersburg Places

Revolutions, including that Great October one, are not a popular topic in Russia today. Nonetheless, we take a photo feature look at how 1917 shaped Russia’s northern capital.

Tags: 1917, revolution, st. petersburg
15. The Museum of Freedom

On St. Petersburg’s Revolution Highway there is a museum devoted to collecting and preserving the elusive and controversial art forms of graffiti and street art.

Tags: st. petersburg, art, museum
16. The Full 100

On the eve of our visit, the ambulance came for Maria Nikolayevna Ryabtsova: there was something wrong with her neck. The doctor examined her, but found nothing serious. He did an EKG and was surprised: “if only everyone had a heart like yours,” he said.

Tags: st. petersburg, children of 1917
By Nadezhda Grebennikova
17. The First Pancake is Always Lumpy

The Children of 1917 Expedition is underway. We began in the most logical place: in St. Petersburg...

Tags: 1917, centenarians, st. petersburg
By Nadezhda Grebennikova
18. Six Great Songs About St. Petersburg

Many Russian cities have songs about about them. Here are six of the best ones about Russia's Northern Capital – three by American artists, three by Russians.

Tags: music, St. Petersburg
By Elena Bobrova
19. Dovlatov in America

Some writers adapt easily to living abroad, after being cut off from their homeland. Sergei Dovlatov was not one of those writers.

Tags: dovlatov, st. petersburg, literature
20. Pyramid & Paskha

A strange church in St. Petersburg’s outskirts offers a fascinating historical side trip.

Tags: orthodox church, st. petersburg

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