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19 November 2018


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There are 19 item(s) tagged with the keyword "st. petersburg".

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1. Things Look Different Below the Surface

What’s more surprising, fake feminists or fish with bad teeth?

Tags: North Korea, feminism, st. petersburg, dagestan, fish
By Irina Bukharin
2. Crime Doesn't Pay

This is the crime-filled Russia you’ve always heard about, including a cat smuggling drugs and railroad theft.

Tags: cat, orthodox church, Kaluga, st. petersburg
By Irina Bukharin
3. From Their Smile to Their Heartbeat, Everybody's Hiding Something

This week gives everybody a new lease on life, whether in the form of a photo touch up, another platform for Putin, or an actual new life for a “dead” journalist.

Tags: austria, afghanistan, st. petersburg, putin, navalny
By Irina Bukharin
4. Pretty (and Pierced) Pictures, a Brutal Bridge, and a New Hope for Han Solo

In a galaxy far, far away, the Millennium Falcon circled over a vicious battle with art and a dangerous passageway. That far-off galaxy being Russia, of course.

Tags: Ivan the Terrible, Ivan the terrible, Star Wars, st. petersburg, art
By Irina Bukharin
5. Peter the Great, Emperor of All Russia

What do you have to do as Russian tsar to be remembered as "Great"? You can start by reforming the government, social structure, customs, language, and, well, everything else.

Tags: peter the great, st. petersburg, russia, history, reform, traditions, literature, dostoyevsky
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
6. Singed Sweets and Stolen Sea-Dwellers

Stories about chocolate and fish: not an appetizing pairing, but a good selection for this week’s TWERF.

Tags: Far East, animals, st. petersburg, Kaliningrad
By Irina Bukharin
7. Russian Election Special with Winners, Losers, and Shavers

TWERF takes on the political this week, bringing you news of the election and the weird things that accompanied it.

Tags: Yekaterinburg, Omsk, st. petersburg, election, putin
By Irina Bukharin
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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

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