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1. Opposition, not Operation Barbarossa

“Don’t feel sorry for us, we’re simply working. We adequately “met” the airplanes from Germany in 1941, and we will meet all aircraft in the year 2021. This year we will be 80 and we have already seen and survived a lot.”

– The Twitter account of Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, on the controversy surrounding the detention of opposition leader Alexei Navalny upon his arrival, drawing parallels to the Second World War.

Tags: great patriotic war, Navalny, Moscow, Vnukovo Airport
2. 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
3. Taxis, Guns, and Scams

This week, we mark the end of 2020 with transportation stats, social media monitoring, and preparations for wild celebrations.

Tags: Moscow, military, literature, transport, government, alcohol, law, crime, Internet
4. Geography Lessons from Space

Russian astronauts on the ISS are preparing for a live lesson that will be broadcast via the Internet.

Tags: children, Moscow, Roscosmos
5. Pay with your Face

The Moscow Metro plans to allow passengers to pay with Face ID.

Tags: money, Moscow, metro, social issues
6. Bovines, Berries, and Bros

This week, Lada outdoes itself; emergency services fall short; and cows (and men) finally get the appreciation they're due.

Tags: Moscow, food, social issues, cars, village life, farming, agriculture, Siberia
7. Soviet Disneyland: Exploring VDNKh

One of our favorite spots in Moscow is a surreal blend of theme park, museum, and Stalinist kitsch.

Tags: soviet union, architecture, stalin, Moscow, travel
8. Students to Sue

A group of students from Moscow State University is working on suing the university for a partial refund.

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, university, Moscow
9. Moscow's Merry Measures

As the New Year approaches, Moscow’s mayor has announced new restrictions on holiday events, while the government considers extending the New Year’s holidays.

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, New Year, Moscow
10. Packed Pillows, Drug Decreases, and Teacher's Top Dollars

“A man caught the pillow. As it later turned out, it was the driver of the Tomskoe Pivo [Beer] enterprise, and he tried to hastily hide it in his car… The driver was detained.”

– A source in Tomsk region’s law enforcement on the latest developments in the arrest of the town’s mayor
Tags: crime, education, Moscow

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