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1. Students to Sue

A group of students from Moscow State University is working on suing the university for a partial refund.

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, university, Moscow
2. Poaching, Internet, and Coronavirus on Ice

This week, we've got brand-new guns, poachers from an unlikely place, and the frozen north gets an internet connection.

Tags: arctic, sports, coronavirus, medicine, Kalashnikov, Siberia, chechnya, environment
3. Moscow's Merry Measures

As the New Year approaches, Moscow’s mayor has announced new restrictions on holiday events, while the government considers extending the New Year’s holidays.

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, New Year, Moscow
4. Pink Weather and QR-Codes

“In general, yes, winter is expected not to be cold. Winter is predicted in this color - I'm even afraid to pronounce the word – pink."

– Roman Vilfand, scientific director of Russia’s Hydrometeorological Center, on the colors that will appear this winter on meteorological maps (pink means temperatures higher than norms)
Tags: weather, coronavirus, Mcdonald's
5. Hopes for iPhones and Restrictions

“Almost the entire first batch of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro was bought up over the weekend. A number of models with the most popular blue colors have already sold out. The highest demand was for the Pro version, with 70% of customers choosing it. New consignments of goods are expected in the near future.”

– Report by MTS, on the popularity of new iPhones in Russia, which sold out at MTS stores within three days
Tags: COVID, coronavirus, technology
6. Sniffer Dogs, Train Cats, and Surprise Tigers

This week, Siberian tigers earn someone fame; sniffer dogs combat coronavirus; and cats become savvy – some might say spoiled – train passengers.

Tags: security, coronavirus, health, train, air travel, Internet, animals, Siberia
7. Dancing Less and School Issues

“Let's dance and hug a little less, and give less work to our healthcare system.”

– Yevgeny Yelin, vice-governor of St. Petersburg, on a recent proposal to close restaurants in the city at 11 PM.

Tags: restaurants, schools, COVID, coronavirus
8. Savings and Plateaus

“Compared to the crisis period, the share of people adhering to a savings policy in economic behavior has decreased: 68% of Russians believe that it is better to spend as little as possible, saving as much as possible for the future.”

– Results of a poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Center, on how Russians are saving and spending money

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, money
9. Damaging Food and The Fight against Coronavirus

“You see, this is all the food industry. Unfortunately, the food industry is killing us on par with tobacco.”

– Doctor and TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov, on the common mistakes people make when they’re trying to eat right

Tags: coronavirus, putin
10. McDonald's, Mayor Measures, Pets on Planes

"McDonald's is expanding its geographic presence and plans to open the first factories in the Far Eastern Federal District in December 2020."

– Press announcement by McDonald’s, which plans to open its first restaurants in Russia’s Far East

Tags: Mcdonald's, coronavirus

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