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11. Reading is Essential

St. Petersburg book-lovers can relax going into the city-wide shutdown knowing that their favorite bookstores will not shut down fully; the city has added books to the list of essential items. 

Tags: pandemic, covid 19, COVID, coronavirus, st. petersburg, literature, reading, Books
12. Is Dostoyevsky Still Alive?

On the occasion of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky’s 200th anniversary, we visit his adopted city to consider the imprint he left behind.

Tags: st. petersburg, literature, dostoyevsky
13. The Best Dostoyevsky Artwork at the Russian Museum

For one month only, the Russian Museum is celebrating the life of Fyodor Dostoyevsky with a 200th birthday exhibit.

Tags: russian museum, anniversaries, 200th, st. petersburg, dostoevsky, dostoyevsky
14. A Mustachioed Medusa

What could be more sinister than a Medusa with a mustache? A hint: a Medusa with a mustache and a reputation for being Europe’s last dictator.

Tags: bas-relief, street art, artwork, st. petersburg, lukashenko, alexander lukashenko
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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
20. Travel the Motherland

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

Tags: Urals, arctic, Caucasus, st. petersburg, mari el

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