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1. A Cone-petition

A challenge to collect the most pinecones turns out to be about more than just the competition itself. 

Tags: pollution, competition, Chelyabinsk, fires, climate change, environment, nature, trees
2. How to Pick a Christmas Tree Like a Russian

A Russian tree retailer lends some tips on how to land the perfect spruce you've been pining for. 

Tags: trees, Christmas, new year's eve, New Year, holidays, holiday
3. Late Bloomers

An unusually warm fall is leading to some unusually beautiful blossoms in Sochi this year. 

Tags: trees, flowers, climate change, environment, weather, krasnodar, Sochi
4. 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
5. The Giving Trees of Moscow

Moscow authorities want you to stop throwing your trees in the trash: they have a plan to re-gift them to the city and the environment. 

Tags: trees, New Year
6. Tik-Tok Goes the Progress Clock

Political entities and 97-year-old veterans on social media, transgender marriage, and sushi at office parties show Russia is ready for 2020
 

Tags: world war ii, great patriotic war, trees, holiday, New Year, food, social media, putin, lgbt, marriage
7. Exorcising the Spirit of Upside-Down Christmas

Ded Moroz and kindergarten parents conceive of the Christmas spirit very differently. Also, Russians may have domesticated the first dog.

Tags: Moscow, Luzhkov, shaman, New Year, Christmas, trees, ded moroz
By Tiffany Zhu
8. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language
9. For the Love of Trees

In this issue's language learning page, we consider Russian songs about trees.

Tags: songs, music, nature, trees

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