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1. The World's Largest Country, Made Tiny

St. Petersburg's Grand Maket Rossiya presents a droll and humorous self-reflection of Russian life.

Tags: government, st. petersburg, travel, train
2. Earth Hour, Eurovision, and Eggs

In this week's Odder News, the lights go out for Earth Hour; egg sandwiches get their due; and a huge crack opens up in a St. Petersburg apartment building.

Tags: earth hour, belarus, st. petersburg, breakfast, sex, eurovision
3. From Tvorog to Protests

Natalia was raised between downtown St. Petersburg and a small village. She is passionate about sharing all aspects of Russian life: both the good and the bad.
 

Tags: st. petersburg, navalny, dissent, village life
4. "Map of Resistance" in St. Petersburg

“Not working at all is death… The authorities chose a blow worse than a lockdown. Any sane person understands that the coronavirus is terrible. But this does not mean that the coronavirus should kill an industry to the point that it cannot be restored in any way.”

- Alexander Konovalov, organizer of the “Map of Resistance,” a group of bars and restaurants in St. Petersburg that plan to defy new coronavirus restrictions calling to close all bars and restaurants from December 30 through January 3
Tags: bars, restaurants, st. petersburg
5. Tank Does its Job, Too Well

A birthday party turned deadly when a man was run over by a tank.

Tags: birthday, st. petersburg, military
6. Russians' Regional Preferences

Recent research by HeadHunter has shown that a significant number of Russians want to move to a different region in the country.

Tags: statistics, Yakutia, arkhangelsk, st. petersburg, Moscow
7. The Semyonovsky Regiment Revolts

How a progressive regiment was crushed by a single, petty man.

Tags: tsarism, st. petersburg, military
8. 'Sup?

St. Petersburg saw over 2,000 attendees at its stand-up-paddleboard (SUP) festival this year, many in costume and with pets in tow.

Tags: coronavirus, health, Internet, animals, sports, water, st. petersburg
9. (Almost) Jet Ski Season, (Almost) Presidents, and Online (Almost) Learning

This week, Russia's government grapples with the ins-and-outs of distance learning, the Ministry of Economic Development is nonplussed by the effects of coronavirus, and we know what side of the bread a shipbuilder's head's butter is on.

Tags: st. petersburg, sports, Siberia, Internet, journalism, education, politics, economy
10. The Nose Knows

Dancing noses, we have dancing noses, people! This week's video of the week is courtesy of Gogol, Shostakovich, and The Royal Opera.

Tags: opera, st. petersburg, satire, nose, gogol, shostakovich

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