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There are 12 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Kaliningrad".

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1. Statues, Beer, and Prison Heads

Our bimonthly roundup of news on Russia most others missed.

Tags: kaliningrad, art, prison, baikal, lenin
2. The Birdmen

What makes them forsake their families and spend long months in isolated, Spartan cabins perched along the shores of the Baltic? The birds, of course. It’s all about the birds.

Tags: science, birds, Kaliningrad, environment
3. Conqueror of the Cold

Oleg Rezanov claims to have overcome aging and pain by embracing the cold. Let’s look into this a bit more closely.

Tags: winter, health, kaliningrad
4. Doses Down the Drain

While most Russians aren't known to shy away from free shots (vaccine or otherwise), one administrator is under investigation for selling documents sans immunizations.

Tags: Kaliningrad, vaccine, coronavirus, health
5. Centenarian Ship Weathers Every Storm

One of the world's largest and most famous sailing training ships celebrates 100 years in the water.

Tags: ships, Kaliningrad, kronstadt, anniversaries, world war ii, sailing
6. The Goodest Boy in All of Russia

There are a lot of really wonderful dogs in Russia, but this life-saving cutie has been named the best of all. 

Tags: awards, Kaliningrad, safety, dogs
7. The Fast and the Broomiest

A bus driver in Kaliningrad has become internet-famous after video surfaced of them changing gears with what looks like a mop.

Tags: Internet, travel, Kaliningrad, transport
8. Wedding Guest of Woe

A couple in Kaliningrad has been jailed for posting a photo of their wedding.

Tags: fsb, Kaliningrad
9. Wash Your Shoes, but Not Here

Five men recorded themselves washing their shoes in a holy site in Kaliningrad. Then they overshared.

Tags: Orthodox Church, social media, religion, Kaliningrad
10. Singed Sweets and Stolen Sea-Dwellers

Stories about chocolate and fish: not an appetizing pairing, but a good selection for this week’s TWERF.

Tags: Far East, animals, st. petersburg, Kaliningrad
By Irina Bukharin

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