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1. Hero Cats, Bizarre Voters, and Roscosmos

In this week's Odder News, polling stations get wild, a family cat saves the day, and where in Russia is the head of the last Kazakh khan?

Tags: baikonur, duma, election, Roscosmos, Perm, Crimea
2. What's Worse: Unsympathetic Aliens or Interfering AI?

"The App Store portal: who regulates it? Artificial intelligence, people from Mars?”

– Andrei Klimov, seeking to understand what’s going on behind the scenes with Apple’s App Store on September 17.
Tags: smart voting, voting, navalny, social media, google, apple, sovereignty, duma, elections
3. Bring Out the Chainsaw!

As policy dictates, election staff must now dispose of unused ballots in Russia's State Duma elections – and you’ll find that some have been cutting corners. Chainsaw, anyone?

Tags: humor, state duma, federal assembly, duma, ballots, election
4. A Can-ny Campaign Strategy

“Lids are very relevant seasonal paraphernalia for many. Everyone accepted the gifts, even adherents of other political views.”

– Local news from gorbatka.ru, on United Russia’s election campaign strategy.
Tags: pickle, canning, election, campaign, united russia, federal assembly, elections, duma
5. Facepay, Tots in College, and Twisties

In this week's Odder News, futuristic cities, unexpected parliamentary candidates, and the twisties.

Tags: moscow state university, Moscow, metro, celebrities, duma, gymnastics, plushenko, figure skating
6. Drinking Not En-Cur-Aged

If you’re craving hair of the dog, Russia’s State Duma might recommend leaving the dog—or any pet, for that matter—behind.

Tags: state duma, duma, public safety, drunkenness, intoxication, legislation, pets, dogs, dog
7. Scooter Blacklist

The Moscow City Duma is proposing safety regulations that will help prevent Muscovites from scootering into peril. 

Tags: transport, bikes, automobile, duma, safety
8. Astronaut Food, Monsieur Tussauds, and a Four-Day Workweek

In this week's Odder News, Russia goes wild for Yuri Gagarin, a new law against potty mouths backfires, and a four-day workweek may be imminent.

Tags: duma, social media, social media, scuba diving, museum, Moscow, cosmonaut, gagarin
9. Draining the Tanks

The Russian Duma is seriously considering putting a slow end to the dolphin and whale display industry.

Tags: duma, ocean, aquarium, dolphinarium
10. Sports, Sleep, and the State Duma

This week's Odder News features Russian athletes making international news, low-tax sports gear, and more opportunity for restful shut-eye.

Tags: remont, exercise, duma, mixed martial arts, UFC, hockey, russian government

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