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11. Eating, Drinking, and Putin's New Look

Beachgoers bathe in potable sludge, Russians weigh in on replacements for sanctioned food, and the Kremlin revamps funerals. Plus, Putin goes fishing. 

Tags: Putin, sanctions, Kremlin, Sochi, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
12. Parties with Putin and the Ruins of Literature

President Putin visits human rights activists and curious kids, and a famous author falls to pieces. Plus Ivan the Terrible, a terrible auction purchase, and 10 fantastic bridges. 

Tags: Moscow, Ivan the Terrible, Gogol, Sirius, Alexeyeva, Putin
By Alice E.M. Underwood
13. Toxic Waste, Putin Farms, & Crazy Seals

Tractors for Putin, toxic waste for Kaliningrad, and Reagan and Gorbachev for their modern-day counterparts. Also sweet wine, state secrets, and salt.

Tags: Spaso, Gorbachev, Reagan, Kaliningrad, Putin, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
14. Pop music, Pythons, and Kindergarten on the Run

An anti-politics pop song, the drive against Hollywood, and education for deer herders. Plus, Putin, pianos, and pythons. 

Tags: medinsky, putin, vox, politics, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
15. Cats, droids, and acrobatic rock & roll

A friendly robot graces the metro and a politically charged (and financed) dance studio gets footloose thanks to the youngest Putin. Also, happy World Cat Day!

Tags: russia, moscow, metro, putin, tikhonova, dance, cats, robot
By Alice E.M. Underwood
16. Bacon, comics, and fairy tales on ice

Adapting to life in Russia? Comic books. Craving cuteness? Piglets getting saved from a fire. Not Russian enough for you? Ice swimming. And for good measure, zombies. 

Tags: russia, migrants, moscow, epiphany, putin, ice swimming
By Alice E.M. Underwood
17. Of mutts and men

With puppies and provinces on the line, Russia-Japan relations are a bit ruff. Plus bobsledding bedlam, diplomatic dirt, and more holiday dogs. 

Tags: Russia, Japan, Kuril Islands, Putin, dogs, doping, WADA, Lavrov
By Alice E.M. Underwood
18. Cartoons, reality TV, and other art forms

Masha and the Bear tops the charts, Ramzan Kadyrov picks Chechnya's next top admin, and the arts in general are a big bowl of kasha. 

Tags: Russia, Putin, Masha and the Bear, Kadyrov, arts, culture, spy
By Alice E.M. Underwood
19. A new direction for US-Russia relations?

The news in the U.S. is news for Russia, too. Here's how Russians are thinking about a Trump presidency – and it involves cats and burgers, as well as political ponderings. 

Tags: Russia, Putin, Trump
By Alice E.M. Underwood
20. False history and forensic literature

Fighting falsified Russian history, righting incorrect Bulgakovian history, and piecing together just what – and how unified – is the Russian nation. 

Tags: Russia, USSR, Putin, Bulgakov, nationalism, Unity Day
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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