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1. Russia in the Time of COVID

How has Russia changed since the last time you were there, pre-pandemic?

Tags: travel warning, united states, air travel, COVID, st. petersburg, Moscow
2. Faster Than a Speeding Sapsan

The journey between Moscow and St. Petersburg is about to get a lot faster.

Tags: st. petersburg, moscow, train, sapsan, railway, railroad, russian railways
3. Pumpkins, Medieval Renaissance Festivals, and Cattle Stealing

In this week's Odder News, enormous pumpkins, LARPing in honor of Alexander Nevsky, and horses in cars.

Tags: social issues, children, Kazakhstan, alexander nevsky, peter-paul fortress, st. petersburg, moscow, pumpkin, watermelon
4. A Revolutionary Restoration

After almost ten years, the Alexander Palace, the final home of the Romanovs, is back and open for visitors.

Tags: palaces, st. petersburg, romanov, russian revolution, travel
5. Fountain Frolicking Forbidden

The St. Petersburg city government has threatened to prevent traditional celebrations of VDV Day by turning off its fountains. Such grinches.

Tags: government, city, st. petersburg, holiday, military
6. Travel the Motherland

Russia has it all, so you never need to travel anywhere else.

Tags: Urals, arctic, Caucasus, st. petersburg, mari el
7. The False Borises

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, especially when it comes to one's name on a ballot.

Tags: government, st. petersburg, cities, politics
8. Finding Her Russian Roots

How a conversation led one of 60,000 Russian adoptees in the United States on a journey to her past.

Tags: memoir, dima yakovlev, babies, international adoption, adoption, st. petersburg, Chelyabinsk
9. A Century Ago

On August 7, 1921, Alexander Blok, died in St. Petersburg. Widely considered the greatest poet of the Silver Age of Russian poetry.

Tags: st. petersburg, poetry, blok
10. Spies and Artists

Reviews of Cold Warriors and The Girl from the Hermitage.

Tags: st. petersburg, hermitage, spies

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