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1. Britney's Plight Takes Flight, And Putin's "Troops" Speak Out

News of Britney Spears’s recent appearance in court has crossed the globe, and a well-meaning group of supporters in Russia have taken offense at her plight.

Tags: culture, law, social issues, women, Internet, putin's troops, britney spears
2. Who's Hottest?

If you think Putin is the only Hottest Man in Russia, think again.

Tags: women, study, putin
3. International Women's Day: A Look Back

Tired of having to do Valentine's Day and Mother's Day separately? Try it the Russian way and combine them into International Women's Day! A closer look at this convenient holiday's socialist origins and not-so-socialist present form.

Tags: russia, holiday, women, socialism
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
4. A Valentine Gift: He and She

In which we review Him & Her, Daria Geller’s marvelous, heartbreaking, new short film, inspired by Chekhov’s “Он и Она” (properly, “He and She”). A perfect film to enjoy for Valentine's Day.

Tags: chekhov, film, women, relationships, love
5. Women Can Be Metro Drivers, Too

A relaxing of workplace regulations means that Russian women can now drive the Moscow Metro.

Tags: metro, Moscow, women
6. Putin, Forest Work, and Gender Changes

This week, politicians are caught red-handed; surrogate motherhood and gambling are (apparently) the same; and Putin isn't as hip with the youth as you'd think.

Tags: military, children, women, money, gender, history, government, putin, social issues
7. Feminist Titles

The Russian language codifies gender inequality through, among other things, misogynistic proverbs, and far from neutral job titles. What is to be done?

Tags: work, language, feminism, women
8. A Good Reason to Join the Military

A young woman in Kursk has been using her feminine wiles to hand over conscription notices.

Tags: bureaucracy, government, towns, women, military
9. Upward Mobility

A cleaning woman has found herself the newly-elected head of her village.

Tags: elections, politics, social issues, women, government
10. Chocolate, Chichikov, and Chivalry

This week, Lukashenko turns action hero; chocolate is serious business; and a classic Russian author is proven to be right all along.

Tags: women, Gogol, pensions, business, military, politics, belarus, lukashenko

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