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1. Devil-May-Care or Crazy Like a Fox?

"We did not have a fox in the monastery, definitely not ours, but it’s probably someone’s pet. They write that someone [at the monastery] was scared, but the fox was the most scared of all – a hundred people chased after her with their phones;  she is the main victim.”

– A resident of the Srtensky Monastery in Moscow denied that a young fox accused of terrorizing parishioners had come from the premises.
Tags: animals, moscow, fox, monk, russian orthodoxy, monastery
2. A Corgi Coronation

The third annual Corgi Ball took place outside Moscow, and yes, it was just as cute as it sounds like it would be. 

Tags: humor, creative, corgi, cute, Moscow, dog, dogs
3. Russia in the Time of COVID

How has Russia changed since the last time you were there, pre-pandemic?

Tags: travel warning, united states, air travel, COVID, st. petersburg, Moscow
4. Faster Than a Speeding Sapsan

The journey between Moscow and St. Petersburg is about to get a lot faster.

Tags: st. petersburg, moscow, train, sapsan, railway, railroad, russian railways
5. Kremlin Finally Gets Around to Clearing Out Old Basement

Archaeologists have just completed digging through layers of cultural strata in the middle of the Kremlin, unearthing some interesting finds they totally forgot were down there.

Tags: art, culture, Moscow, kremlin, history, archaeology
6. Compliments to Russia's Chefs

A new ranking shows that 4% of the world's best chefs come from Russia. 

Tags: restaurants, russian food, food, Moscow
7. Pumpkins, Medieval Renaissance Festivals, and Cattle Stealing

In this week's Odder News, enormous pumpkins, LARPing in honor of Alexander Nevsky, and horses in cars.

Tags: social issues, children, Kazakhstan, alexander nevsky, peter-paul fortress, st. petersburg, moscow, pumpkin, watermelon
8. Your Trip To The U.S.S.R.

Let's take a trip to a nation that no longer exists! We've got an old hard-cover travel guide to lead the way. 

Tags: ussr, Moscow, travel tips, 1960s, tourism, intourist, travel, socialism, soviet union, soviet
9. Moscow Neighborhoods Due for a Face Lift

“They are different projects, but they have the same goal: to create a high-quality urban environment and new opportunities for recreation and sports close to home.”

– Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin, announcing plans to improve Moscow’s public spaces.
Tags: public spaces, public services, renovation, infrastructure, city, recreation, parks, moscow
10. Moscow's Modernist Marvel

Sometimes the most incredible things can be hidden in plain sight. In this case, a main thoroughfare in the capital.

Tags: corbusier, moscow, architecture

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