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21. Beyond Bears: The Birds and the B(irch Tr)ees

14 members of Russia’s flora and fauna community that should be known to any self-respecting Russophile.

Tags: food, flowers, Moscow, st. petersburg, dogs, mushrooms, nature, bear
22. Swipe Me! Eat Me! Watch Me!

Tinder, fish soup, and wakeboarding — these make both entertaining pastimes and fantastic publicity stunts.

Tags: kazan, russian food, food, don, rostov, fish, tinder, Petersburg, st. petersburg
23. Trolley Drama and Piano Trauma

A funeral for a trolley, a near-funeral for a pianist, and scared birds: all this and more on this week’s TWERF.

Tags: corgi, piano, st. petersburg, Perm
By Tiffany Zhu
24. The Surreal Among Us

An interview with St. Petersburg photographer Viktor Mogilat, about his thought provoking art.

Tags: city life, st. petersburg, art, photography
25. This Takes the Cake!

A brief history of the Russian bakery, from imperial times to the Internet age.

Tags: blackbread, bread, russian history, history, st. petersburg, Moscow, bakery
By Tiffany Zhu
26. Scooters Kick Off in Russia

Russians may have found a new favorite form of wheels.

Tags: city life, soviet era, transport, bikes, st. petersburg, Moscow
27. Russian Grammar Wars

Tough time learning Russian? It’s not just you. Russians themselves frequently struggle to determine what is “correct.” 

Tags: metro, st. petersburg, grammar, language
28. St. Isaac's 4.0

Today, now that the huge dome of St. Isaac’s towers over the center of the city, not far from the granite embankment, the sumptuous Senate and Synod Building, and the iconic Bronze Horseman statue, it is hard to imagine that in its first incarnation this church was much smaller and located on the Admiralty Meadow.

Tags: peter i, religion, churches, st. petersburg, St. Isaac's
29. Piter's People – Dusya Gorbovskaya

Dusya is a Vasiliyevsky Island local, whose job it is to promote a creative space located on the island – Sevkabel Port. 

Tags: cycling, urban, travel, st. petersburg
30. Piter's People – Tigran Ayrapetyan

Tigran loves history and music, plays piano, and founded hotels. Oh, and he also tries to make time travel possible.

Tags: travel, hotels, St. Petersburg

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