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1. Robodogs, Space Movies, and Skydiving

In this week's Odder News, a skydiver plunges into family breakfast, Russian and American actors fly into space, and robots are taking over.

Tags: Tom Cruise, international space station, trash, plastic, ocean, skydiving, COVID, robots
2. The Right Dosage

“Sex after administration of the vaccine does not cause any side effects in people of any age. As a matter of fact, sexual activity provides a lot of satisfaction and pleasure. People’s fears go away, as sex 'turns off' the head and relieves stress.”

– Sexologist sexologist Andrei Lygachin, refuting the idea that individuals should avoid sex after being vaccinated against COVID-19.
Tags: recovery, coronavirus, virus, sex, sexology, covid 19, COVID
3. Cracking the QR Code

In Moscow, a pair of legs with hot red stilettos on one end and a plush purple QR code at the other flounced down a Moscow street and into a restaurant.

Tags: bars, cafe, restaurants, city life, Moscow, covid 19, COVID, coronavirus, qr code
4. Tourism for Tykes

Youthful tourism ambassadors might be coming to a Russian region near you.

Tags: TikTok, teenagers, Moscow, tourism, COVID
5. Soccer Takes Over St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg hosts one-eleventh of the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament this summer.

Tags: st. petersburg, krestovsky island, COVID, Moscow, football, uefa, soccer
6. Get Them Vacs A-Rollin'

“The main condition is that the first shot of the vaccine must be administered between the 15th and 25th of June 2021 at the vaccination points of the Ministry of Health of the Moscow Region. For this purpose, you can choose any drug: ‘Sputnik V,’ ‘EpiVacCorona,’ and ‘KoviVak.’”

– On June 13, Governor of Moscow Oblast Andrei Vorobyov announced a lottery to win a new apartment.
Tags: raffle, lottery, sergei sobyanin, andrei vorobyov, vaccine, covid 19, covid
7. Get You With the Big Gun

“Simple and reliable, like a Kalashnikov assault rifle.”

– Putin's assessment of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, broadcast on television channel Russia 24 on May 6.
Tags: kalashnikov, assault rifle, rifle, sputnik v, covid 19, covid, vaccine
8. Sputnik V is Quite Alright

“The fact of the matter is, 80 or 85% of Serbians want the Russian vaccine Sputnik V."

– Down with the naysayers! On May 4, Russian news outlet Izvestiya published a written interview with the Serbian Ambassador Miroslav Lazanski where he explained that, while Serbians choose themselves which vaccine they will receive, the majority would prefer Sputnik V. Remember when The world poo-poo’d the Russian decision to vaccinate without full clinical trials? It looks like not everyone’s complaining these days…

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, sputnik v, vaccine, covid 19, serbia
9. Play-Doh, Vaccinated Pets, and Irish Whiskey

In this week's Odder News: the Play-Doh version of Moscow, the Russian version of Irish whiskey, and the Red Bull version of ice skating.

Tags: play-doh, whiskey, vaccine, COVID, pets, skating
10. Who's Not Done With Quarantine?

Russia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs was caught with his mask up while on a work trip to China.

Tags: sergei lavrov, pandemic, covid, mask, china

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