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1. Where the Streets Have Names

Ukraine has begun a "derussification" of street names, replacing them with names of important Ukrainians.

Tags: war in ukraine, culture, cities, Ukrainians, Ukraine
2. Deukrainianization

Russian authorities seek to eradicate all and any association with Ukraine... including blue-and-yellow color schemes.

Tags: architecture, cities, Ukraine
3. Blue and Yellow Lights

Many famous landmarks across the globe have been illuminated with blue and yellow lights, showing solidarity with Ukraine. 

Tags: international, new york, cities, war in ukraine, Ukraine
4. Bringing Warmth to the Arctic

Russia's Arctic towns are overdue for a makeover and graffiti is just what these chilly outposts need.

Tags: government, cities, art, arctic
5. What's in a Name?

Yandex.Maps has completed a surprising study of all the places in Russia, and they even figured out how to get from the Moon to Mars. 

Tags: alphabet, travel, Internet, humor, village, towns, cities, yandex
6. The False Borises

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, especially when it comes to one's name on a ballot.

Tags: government, st. petersburg, cities, politics
7. An Architectural Crime; or, Shedquarters

A new village police station, unveiled with much pomp, occupies what appears to be a repurposed corrugated metal shed.

Tags: government, cities, towns, village life, corruption, police
8. New York, Back on the Map

After sixty years of going by another name, New York, Ukraine, is back in action.

Tags: Ukraine, new york, communism, history, cities
9. A Furry Fugitive

In America, people go to country clubs to escape from the drudgery they bear. In Russia, bears escape from country clubs.

Tags: cities, sports, Moscow, animals, bear
10. Mayorless Magadan

The position of mayor in the Far East town of Magadan is apparently so undesirable that no one wants the job.

Tags: government, cities, politics, Magadan, Far East

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