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1. 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
2. Nuclear Power, Permafrost, and Olympiads

This week, we've got math olympiads, economic data, and exploding permafrost.

Tags: education, nuclear, belarus, lithuania, science, crime, math, work, Siberia
3. Polygraphs, Plots, and Pivo

This week, we learn that drinking when working from home isn't so bad; it rains birds in Saratov Oblast; and Ramzan Kadyrov is saved from a sinister plot.

Tags: Nizhny Novgorod, espionage, work, alcohol, chechnya, Saratov, animals, corruption, Siberia
4. Don't Be a Blogger

A recent poll finds that the vast majority of parents don't want their kids to become bloggers. Sorry, mom and dad.

Tags: study, poll, blog, work, family, Internet
5. Russia's Median Income

Data from Rosstat indicates that the median Russian monthly salary is R35,000 (approximately $480).

Tags: work, ruble
6. Weight, Weight, Don't Tell Me

Quarantine is hard on the mind, soul, and waistline.

Tags: health, economy, work, coronavirus
7. Finally, Justice for Teachers

If the All-Russian Teachers' Union gets their way, a fine could take the place of detention.

Tags: civil rights, work, education, children, school
8. Competing for Leadership Prizes is a Family Affair

Russia’s latest power couple, from Kaliningrad, is headed to the semifinals of the Leaders of Russia contest.

Tags: work, contests, family, love
9. From the Russian Office With Love

Over half of respondents on a recent Russian survey indicated that they aren’t opposed to office romances.

Tags: statistics, love, work, film, soviet era
10. Russian Bears, Language, and Tomato Paste

Bear with us: this week's Odder News lacks a theme. Instead, we have tomato paste, emotion workshops, and Russian pandas.

Tags: work, russian government, putin, food, animals

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