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11. Against Some Odds, Still in the Game!

This week Russia lost but isn’t out yet; football fans, amazingly, spread cheer across Russia; and a storm reminds us of the world outside.

Tags: Rostov-on-Don, soccer, World Cup, barnaul, Nizhny Novgorod
By Irina Bukharin
12. Russia Makes Hay in Moscow and Surmounts in St. Petersburg

Russia wins its first two World Cup games and Jeff Monson is running for CIty Council in Krasnogorsk. Does life get better than this?

Tags: soccer, cat, World Cup
By Irina Bukharin
13. Births, Rebirths, and Nuclear Weapons

Nukes get names, a truck becomes a camera, and an old church gets a fresh look.

Tags: soccer, putin, moscow
By Irina Bukharin
14. 164 Days and Counting

The new Luzhniki, the stadium in Moscow where the opening and final matches of this summer’s World Cup football (soccer) championships will be held, hosted its first match: a friendly game between Russia and Argentina.

Tags: football, soccer
15. Baller Ballerinas, Flying Taxis, & Gardens in the Sky

Celebrate soccer with metro-station ballet, explore the galaxy with Yandex, and take a stroll through Moscow's rooftop gardens. Plus the Beatles, Stephen Colbert, and 29 Russian writers.

Tags: beatles, yandex, ballet, soccer, confederations cup, moscow, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
16. Soccer, Sci-Fi, Snipers, and Tsoy

Russia hosts the Confederations Cup, Strugatsky sci-fi gets a reboot (or just gets booted), and we honor the memories of WWII's female snipers and of the rock legend Viktor Tsoy. 

Tags: Tsoy, Strugatsky, FIFA, soccer, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
17. Bananas, Ballerinas, and Bubble Bath

Blackface and bananas raise racist concerns ahead of soccer match, a linguist links Siberian Ket and Navajo languages, and video bloggers bring bubbles and pets to parliament. 

Tags: ballet, Duma, language, Ket, soccer, World Cup, Cameroon, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
18. Second Sight

Some gifted young athletes are excelling at the world’s favorite sport – football (aka soccer) – which is amazing given that they are all legally blind.

Tags: disabled, sport, soccer, blind
19. Giving thanks: Russian beauty, culture, and cats

We thank our readers for another year of living, loving, and learning about Russian life. With some extra pictures and cultural exploration to keep you grateful.

Tags: russia, culture, setomaa, cats, soccer
By Alice E.M. Underwood
20. Get undressed and read the news till you sweat

Presidential speeches urge disrobing, but it's not what you think. All while laws get passed, politicians play judo, and – wait, is that Leonardo diCaprio?

Tags: russia, putin, judo, duma, lukashenko, leonardo dicaprio, soccer
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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