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1. (Almost) Jet Ski Season, (Almost) Presidents, and Online (Almost) Learning

This week, Russia's government grapples with the ins-and-outs of distance learning, the Ministry of Economic Development is nonplussed by the effects of coronavirus, and we know what side of the bread a shipbuilder's head's butter is on.

Tags: st. petersburg, sports, Siberia, Internet, journalism, education, politics, economy
2. The Show Must Go On

A Russian theater takes to an unusual medium to perform its adaptation of Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard."

Tags: st. petersburg, chekhov, Internet, theater, coronavirus
3. Peace Out!

The newly-released 2020 Global Peace Index has some surprising findings.

Tags: military, Internet, study, war, politics, international relations
4. New Trams, Old Memes, and New Monuments for Old Villages

This week's Odder News features monuments for dead villages, ancient memes, and a mirror for Putin.

Tags: putin, Moscow, film, Internet, monuments, environment, transport, lgbt, village, Siberia
5. Coping with Coronavirus, One Odder Item at a Time

This week: Putin cracks down on smartphones, some things go online that probably shouldn't, and new coronavirus advice seeks to preserve the peace (and health).

Tags: technology, health, family, coronavirus, Internet, putin, military, metro, transport
6. An Understandable Mistake?

A grassroots campaign to remember the WWII fallen goes south.

Tags: Internet, history, world war ii, Victory Day
7. Pros and Cons of a Global Pandemic

This week we explore the upsides and downsides of self-isolation, strange new laws, and virus testing.

Tags: Chernobyl, alcohol, humor, science, Internet, health, coronavirus
8. Meet Russia's Newest Meme: Pechenegs

Putin's comparison of coronavirus to medieval nomadic invaders has tickled the internet.

Tags: health, Internet, history, coronavirus, putin
9. Homebound a la Russe

As Russia follows the rest of the world in asking people to self-isolate, struggling venues are launching online shows, tours, and even cooking classes. Here are some streaming options from Mother Russia.

Tags: internet, online, YouTube, coronavirus
10. Sleeping Naked, Oh, and Tanks

This week's Odder News: Belarus, the "Switzerland of the East," quiet hours, and tank-fueled wedding proposals.

Tags: belarus, Internet, politics, health, military

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