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1. How to name your baby (and not get arrested)

Baby BOCh rVF 260602 may have to change his name. Plus, Russia's protest potential, the shrinking middle class, and dabbling with Shamanism. 

Tags: Russia, law, protest, economy, Shamanism
By Alice E.M. Underwood
2. What the Panama Papers Mean for Russia: The Basics

The Panama Papers shocked the world this week with tales of corruption among the cream of the world's political crop. Here's what the allegations mean for Russian politics, economics, and society.

Tags: panama papers, politics, economy, corruption, putin, offshore
By Alice E.M. Underwood
3. A Tour to Nowhere (in pictures)

What does it look like when a whole town empties out and there’s nothing but a few decaying buildings to prove anyone lived there at all?

Tags: russian architecture, ghost towns, monogoroda, churches, ussr, economy, abkhazia, tvarkcheli, solikamsk, monotowns, photography
By Alice E.M. Underwood
4. The Long Kiosk Goodbye

The destruction of 97 kiosks around Moscow opens up the controversies of architectural preservation, the plight of small businesses, and the rebuilding of history itself. 

Tags: moscow, metro, business, russian architecture, politics, economy, kiosks
By Alice E.M. Underwood
5. Watch out for that bear

Today I stumbled across an interesting article online. At first I thought it should be filed in the "someone is trying to stir the Cold War pot again" but then I read on...

Tags: putin, economy, metro, moscow, spies
By Paul E. Richardson
6. Demographic Woes

Russia's population is in steady decline. So you would think it natural that the country would welcome immigrant workers. You'd think...

Tags: immigration, workers, economy, demographic
By Maria Kolesnikova

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