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1. A Not-So Sobering Message

“About the dangers of alcohol, volumes have been written on the benefits of more than one brochure! From lack of education, we walk for five days and crawl for two! And, on Saturday morning, Russia from space looks like.”

– An unintelligible sign alerting Muscovites to the effects of alcohol.
Tags: alcohol, drinking, vodka, Moscow, quote
2. Tipple Tender Trending

The minimum price of vodka, set by Russia's Ministry of Finance, has been raised. Barely.

Tags: alcohol, government, economy, vodka
3. Fair Trade

One Russian city is taking moonshine off the streets by offering a trade: groceries in exchange for booze.

Tags: food, vodka, alcohol, social issues, government
4. Canning Worth Its Salt

What better way to celebrate the shifting seasons than with a review of the delicious things you might find stored away in a Russian pantry for colder days. Recipes included!

Tags: compote, vodka infusion, vodka, canned tomatoes, recipes, winter, fruits, vegetables, canning
5. Lessons From the Russian Village

Life in a remote Siberian village can teach you a lot about adaptability, nature, food, and, most importantly, folklore. 

Tags: Siberia, Irkutsk, stove, domovoi, folklore, cows, dairy, vodka, food, village
6. Cars, Car Accidents, and Vodka (Unrelated)

This week is full of surprises: Moscow schools train future journalists; cars branch out into new materials; and vodka exports decline, which is maybe less surprising than you'd think.

Tags: cars, pensions, vodka, safety, education, economy
7. 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
8. Lighten Up, Russia

Experts report that Russian drinking habits over the last couple of months have gotten a bit lighter.

Tags: economy, statistics, beer, wine, vodka, alcohol
9. Vodka vs. Coronavirus

Russia’s Ministry of Health discussed ways vodka can affect the coronavirus (spoiler alert: not much).

Tags: coronavirus, vodka
10. An Upside to Warm Winters

Russian alcohol deaths are down, thanks to a mild January.

Tags: society, alcohol, health, weather, vodka

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