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1. The Wooly Mammoth of the Past Is the Hotel of the Future

Mammoth skulls, ancient lizards, intangible money, train-jumping, and the great knights of Slavic history. Russia Day really does bring out the best.

Tags: cryptocurrency, baikal, mammoth, russia day, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
2. Births: Modern Russia, baby LSDUZ, and lots of leopards

Russia Day marks the birth of the post-Soviet Russian nation. This week saw some other births too, from literal leopard cubs to figurative names and games. 

Tags: russia day, russia, leopards, soccer, football, chaika, navalny
By Alice E.M. Underwood
3. How to Celebrate Russia Day

The history of Russia Day is both complicated and controversial, with its origins in the dusk of the Soviet Union. Even its name causes confusion, with only about half the Russian population correctly identifying the holiday observed on June 12. We dig in to ferret out the facts.

Tags: holidays, russia day, june 12
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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