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11. Snakes and Self-Isolation

“It’s not clear how he found himself at school: maybe someone threw him out or he crawled away. As our specialist said, the python is full. Such an animal is able to swallow even a cat. And it’s a great happiness that no one was hurt.”

– Alena Shibanova, a representative from the Good Home Animal Shelter, on a two-meter python found near a school in Kineshma

Tags: schools, Moscow
12. Lost Tombstones, Shootouts, and Social Support for Reindeer Herders

This week's Odder News reads like a bad movie, full of forgotten headstones, zombies, and a disagreement settled with firearms.

Tags: science, space, history, Moscow, Yakutia, social issues, environment, transport
13. Car Crashes, Art, and Bikinis

This week arts and crafts flourish under quarantine; a heatwave hits an unlikely place, and coronavirus fashion hits a new high (or low?).

Tags: Moscow, animals, cars, art, women, weather, coronavirus, Siberia
14. Alligator Tears

The Moscow Zoo laments the loss of an 84-year-old, WW2-veteran alligator.

Tags: history, Victory Day, zoo, Moscow, animals, world war ii
15. Poetic Graffiti, Self-Isolation, and Skyrocketing Views

“On the day of his 80th birthday, Brodsky returned to Pestel Street—he is looking directly at his balcony in the house where he lived, those same one and a half rooms from where he left forever. But poets always return.”

– Creators of a large graffiti display depicting the poet Joseph Brodsky

Tags: eurovision, Moscow, brodsky
16. The Amazing Life of Moscow's Gator

Saturn, a Mississippi alligator, saw Hitler and survived the Battle of Berlin. A tribute to the Moscow Zoo's greatest reptile.

Tags: animals, WWII, Moscow, moscow zoo
17. "Victory Day" Sung from Balconies

Despite a quarantine, Russians still managed to join together to celebrate Victory Day (from their balconies).

Tags: Moscow, world war ii, coronavirus, Victory Day
18. A New Role for Kioski?

Moscow's metro stations rise to the occasion of coronavirus.

Tags: health, cities, Moscow, metro, coronavirus
19. Game On, Coronavirus

One of Russia's top universities goes online, via Minecraft.

Tags: university, Moscow, coronavirus, education, computers, technology, media
20. Dirt, Tourists, and Tsars

Overlooked and under-read news from all over Russia.

Tags: Moscow, putin

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