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11. Peter the Great, Emperor of All Russia

What do you have to do as Russian tsar to be remembered as "Great"? You can start by reforming the government, social structure, customs, language, and, well, everything else.

Tags: peter the great, st. petersburg, russia, history, reform, traditions, literature, dostoyevsky
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
12. 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
13. Russian Election Special with Winners, Losers, and Shavers

TWERF takes on the political this week, bringing you news of the election and the weird things that accompanied it.

Tags: Yekaterinburg, Omsk, st. petersburg, election, putin
By Irina Bukharin
14. Cats, Cars, and Non-existent Countries

World Cup picks, elections, and fraudulent activity all point to the same lesson this week: make your choices wisely.

Tags: st. petersburg, khabarovsk, cat, putin, World Cup
By Irina Bukharin
15. Viral Videos of All Stripes and Sizes

Adults want kids to vote, kids want Leonardo DiCaprio to soak himself, and Leo wants fewer video games on TV.

Tags: election, oymyakon, leonardo dicaprio, st. petersburg, baikal
By Irina Bukharin
16. A Holiday for Every Occasion

Traditional celebrations like Maslenitsa are accompanied by new ones, like Chinese New Year. The party never stops!

Tags: st. petersburg, holidays, maslenitsa
By Irina Bukharin
17. 17 Petersburg Places

Revolutions, including that Great October one, are not a popular topic in Russia today. Nonetheless, we take a photo feature look at how 1917 shaped Russia’s northern capital.

Tags: 1917, revolution, st. petersburg
18. The Museum of Freedom

On St. Petersburg’s Revolution Highway there is a museum devoted to collecting and preserving the elusive and controversial art forms of graffiti and street art.

Tags: st. petersburg, art, museum
19. The Full 100

On the eve of our visit, the ambulance came for Maria Nikolayevna Ryabtsova: there was something wrong with her neck. The doctor examined her, but found nothing serious. He did an EKG and was surprised: “if only everyone had a heart like yours,” he said.

Tags: st. petersburg, children of 1917
By Nadezhda Grebennikova
20. The First Pancake is Always Lumpy

The Children of 1917 Expedition is underway. We began in the most logical place: in St. Petersburg...

Tags: 1917, centenarians, st. petersburg
By Nadezhda Grebennikova

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