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1. Chefs, Cockroaches, and Cat Cafes

In this week's Odder News: raccoon rescue, low light, and cats, both homeless and elite.

Tags: architecture, cat cafe, Yekaterinburg, kittens, cats, real estate, raccoons
2. What Lies Beneath

On the architectural heritage of Moscow that is being lost, bit by bit, though not without some resistance by dedicated scientists and activists.

Tags: moscow, architecture, dissent, preservation
3. Sidewalk Art

One person’s problem becomes another person’s easel. An artist takes on his city’s sidewalk problems with a bit of porcelain creativity. One person can make a difference.

Tags: architecture, city life, art
4. Restoring the Future

A determined artist, photographer, and activist takes on the restoration of some wooden homes in a village just outside of Samara. In the process, she learns much about angle grinders, her fellow Russians, and, of course, herself.

Tags: volunteerism, architecture
5. Tomsk Treasures in Trouble

Historic wooden buildings in Tomsk are under threat.

Tags: architecture, Siberia, news, tomsk
6. 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
7. Cave Bears, Corruption, and Life on Venus

This week, education is worth fighting for; corrupt officials go for all-or-nothing; and Lenin's mausoleum makeover is cancelled.

Tags: architecture, space, corruption, bears, lenin, Siberia, education
8. Journeys through the Russian Empire

Excerpt from a new book in which the author recreates the famous journeys of the photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky.

Tags: photography, architecture, Karelia
9. The Inheritance of the Tsars: Russia's Claim to Rome

Russia-watchers sometimes encounter the idea that Moscow is the "Third Rome." But where does this idea come from, and what does it mean?

Tags: Orthodox Church, politics, architecture, art, religion, russian history
10. Come On In, the Bombshelter's Fine

A swimming pool for the disabled is set to be built in an unorthodox location.

Tags: architecture, st. petersburg, history, sports, social issues

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