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1. Ranking Russia's Regions

Where do Russians have it the best? Rostat sought to find out.

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow
2. Wacky Winter Weather

The weather has been all over the place in Russia, and future forecasts predict more of the same.

Tags: Moscow, weather
3. Down and Duty-Free

Online duty-free purchasing is taking over Russian airports. Rejoice, fans of designer cologne.

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, travel
4. Rocket Man Rides, Family Life, and Bootlegging, Russian-style

In this week's Odder News: a forgetful traveler, spaceman transport, and the seal of approval.

Tags: Orthodox Church, money, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, cars, gagarin
5. Moscow's December Was Light on Sunshine

Muscovites are no longer in the dark about the amount of sunlight they got in December: just eight hours.

Tags: global warming, environment, weather, Moscow, winter
6. Panda Becomes Moscow Grinch

A panda in the Moscow zoo destroyed a pine tree. It was anything but an accident.

Tags: New Year, animals, Moscow, zoo
7. The Irony of Weather

Desperate times, and the need to create a festive atmosphere, call for desperate measures. 

Tags: winter, city life, Moscow
8. A Very Russian Christmas

For a few Muscovites, Christmas came early, in the form of free Metro rides.

Tags: Christmas, metro, Moscow
9. The Mayor Departs

Yury Luzhkov, who died in December from complications during routine heart surgery, is difficult to pin to a particular pantheon of Russian political figures.

Tags: Luzhkov, politics, moscow
10. Exorcising the Spirit of Upside-Down Christmas

Ded Moroz and kindergarten parents conceive of the Christmas spirit very differently. Also, Russians may have domesticated the first dog.

Tags: Moscow, Luzhkov, shaman, New Year, Christmas, trees, ded moroz
By Tiffany Zhu

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