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1. A Perfect Holiday Centerpiece

It’s that time of the year again, when afternoons are short, the colors are subdued, and the appetite for rich spicy foods is at its highest. What a perfect occasion to cook a hearty Central Asia pilaf with mutton, lots of cumin, and (if you can find them) barberries (also known as berberis or “northern lemon”).

Tags: holidays, cuisine, caucasus, plov
2. Calling Everyone Whose Russian Pronunciation Stinks

Join Russian Pronunciation Week!

Tags: language, russian language, holidays, pronunciation, learning, teaching
3. Shashlik Responsibly

Grilled meat on a stick and fire safety have never been good friends, but Russian officials are trying to change that relationship. 

Tags: nature, holidays, fires, fire, safety, grilled meat
4. Blini on a Budget

In honor of Maslenitsa, Russian health experts encourage citizens to limit their intake of one of the holiday's most beloved foods. 

Tags: holidays, food, celebrations, health, maslenitsa, blini
5. Gender Equality in Gift Giving

Russian women seem to luck out more than their male partners during the spring holiday season, a new study shows. 

Tags: gender, gifts, flowers, holidays, international women's day
6. Day of Knowledge and the Start of School

September 1 is not only the start of the school year in Russia, but also a time to celebrate knowledge and wisdom.

Tags: holidays, youth, schools
7. Strange Celebrations, Cereal, and Wildlife Sneakiness

This week: cereal jingles go viral, animal crossings save critters, and paratroopers take a swim in a fountain in celebration. Sounds pretty run-of-the-mill.

Tags: holidays, military, metro, Moscow, Internet, music, health, chechnya
8. Some Things to Enjoy with Your Stacks of Toilet Paper

In this week's Odder News: post-Soviet leaders propose innovative treatments for coronavirus, phone chargers go bad, and Russian buyers have an opening in the European real estate market.

Tags: holidays, military, government, economy, belarus, Moscow, health
9. A Dish for All Seasons

January 7 is Russian Orthodox Christmas, which calls for a Christmas dish. But the chosen one, kutya, is much more than a winter holiday treat.

Tags: food, holidays, christmas
10. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language

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