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1. DNA in a Database

Russian national energy company Rosneft has begun a project to create a database of genomes of Russians, which is definitely something a state-held corporation should be doing.

Tags: health, government, science, oil
2. Scoot Safely

Russia's ministry of transportation has created a set of rules and regulations for electric scooters.

Tags: laws, government, bureaucracy, scooters
3. Fair Trade

One Russian city is taking moonshine off the streets by offering a trade: groceries in exchange for booze.

Tags: food, vodka, alcohol, social issues, government
4. Jello, Fellow! Shall We Sweeten the Deal?

Somebody’s got a sweet tooth in Tyumen, where they deputy head of Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service has accepted forbidden fruit in exchange for the right to supply other sweet ingredients.

Tags: jello, jelly drink, jelly, kissel, government, penitentiary, bribery, bribes
5. A Glorious Gazebo

A village in Bashkortostan has opened a new gazebo as a gathering place for the community, and photos certainly make it look welcoming.

Tags: architecture, government, Internet, provinces
6. Putin's Pooches

On this, Vladimir Putin's 69th birthday, we are reminded that even authoritarian leaders are softies for good dogs. Maybe especially so?

Tags: humor, politics, government, dogs, putin
7. Ageless Youth

The new head of Yekaterinburg's youth commission is perhaps a little older than one might expect.

Tags: city, government, kids, sports, Yekaterinburg, health, childhood, youth
8. Bee the Change

In Chelyabinsk, for the first time, an agricultural enterprise is under legal heat for the mass killing of bees.

Tags: government, law, environment, animals, Chelyabinsk
9. 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
10. 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

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