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There are 25 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Crimea".

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1. A Route through Conflict

Passenger rail between Crimea and the mainland could restart within months.

Tags: Crimea, transport, train, war in ukraine
2. Invading Ukraine, Then vs. Now

A comparison of Russia's invasion of Crimea in 2014 vs. the invasion of all of Ukraine in 2022 (written two weeks prior to the invasion)

Tags: Crimea, war, Ukraine
3. Ukraine Invasions and Justifications: Catherine the Great Got There First

An illustrated history that draws parallels between a potential invasion of Ukraine today and Catherine the Great’s occupation and annexation of Crimea in the late 1700s.
 

Tags: illustrations, Russo-Turkish War, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, Grigory Potemkin, Catherine the Great, Crimea
4. Tractors in Tomsk, TikTok, and Space Movies

In this week's Odder News, don't drink and drive your tractor, ticket-taking grandmothers are surprisingly entertaining, and the Russians win the new space race by a hair.

Tags: space, space women, space race, international space station, Crimea, birds, TikTok, tomsk
5. Hero Cats, Bizarre Voters, and Roscosmos

In this week's Odder News, polling stations get wild, a family cat saves the day, and where in Russia is the head of the last Kazakh khan?

Tags: baikonur, duma, election, Roscosmos, Perm, Crimea
6. Worthy of Aivazovsky's Brush

If you love the sea, Ivan Aivazovsky is your man. Everyone should know about this Armenian-Russian painter.

Tags: russian museum, museums, ocean, Crimea, Pushkin, aivazovsky
7. Going Postal, Falling in Rivers, and Surviving Crimean Vacation

In this week's Odder News, pregnant cows falling in rivers, drunk Pitertsy falling in rivers, mysterious runoff in the Black Sea, and going postal.

Tags: afghanistan, Crimea, post office, fontanka, rivers, cows
8. Seal Friends, Soviet Sunbathing, and Secrets of Moscow

In this week's Odder News, a horse dung walking trail, a seal with a very proper name, and Mrs. Russia takes the stage.

Tags: lake baikal, pageants, seals, lake ladoga, Crimea, parks, moscow
9. Tourism in the Time of Covid

“These people do not go to relax in other resorts, they settle in neighboring hotels: the more restrictions are imposed on legal business, the more it plays into the hands of those who work in the dark.”

– Natalia Stambulnikova, Chairman of the Association of Small Hotels of Crimea, warning of the ominous nature of coronavirus restrictions that impede tourism.
Tags: coronavirus, crimea, restrictions, travel, tourism, covid 19, COVID
10. IKEA, Invasive Species, and Cat Kidney Transplants

In this week's Odder News, elite cat care, the cutest reunion ever, and IKEA furniture is really from Russia.

Tags: cats, scams, climate change, invasive species, jellyfish, crimea, ikea, soccer

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