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1. Russia's Olympic Bid

Russia is hoping to host the Olympics for the third time – in 2036.

Tags: rostov, Rostov-on-Don, kazan, doping, olympics
2. Flame Out

Due to the sports doping ban about which much has been written, Russia was not allowed to compete in the Tokyo Olympics this summer. But Russian athletes did compete under the “flag” of the “Russian Olympic Committee” (ROC).

Tags: sport, olympics
3. Not-Russia's Final Medal Tally

Not-Russia took home more Olympic medals than it thought it would, placing third in the overall medal count race.

Tags: wrestling, figure skating, doping, gymnastics, tokyo, olympics
4. The Purrfect PPE

Cats and water are usually a combination to be avoided, but this Russian athlete wants nothing more than to make his affinity for his feline companions known in the Olympic swimming pool.

Tags: coronavirus, athletics, athletes, Internet, cats, swimming, tokyo, olympics
5. An Olympic Reintroduction

Everyone is excited for the long-awaited Games this summer, especially the Russian Olympic Committee, who is taking the opportunity to reintroduce us to their two new(-ish) Olympic mascots.

Tags: patriotism, toys, bear, athletics, athletes, olympics
6. Space, Felix, and Banyas

News items on everything from the ISS to politics, from banyas to a new train station.

Tags: olympics, banya, space, iss, navalny
7. Not-Russia Does Great Figure Skating

The non-doping "Russia" won three out of four events at the recent world figure skating championships and swept the ladies' podium.

Tags: olympics, winter sports, sports, world championship, ice skating, figure skating
8. 17% of the Earth Day

Moss, kneeless bears, diamonds, and volunteers (not serfs) are the worth of Russia’s earth.

 

Tags: nature, subbotnik, olympics, rap
9. Sochi +5

Views of Sochi, five years after the close of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in that southern city.

Tags: photography, olympics, sochi
10. Travel Notes

Things worth knowing on the travel front.

Tags: hotels, olympics

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