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11. Puppies, Mummies, and Jet Engines

This week inventiveness takes on coronavirus, men need red meat, and Victory Day is the pandemic's latest casualty.

Tags: military, Victory Day, economy, animals, Siberia, health, coronavirus
12. Some Things to Enjoy with Your Stacks of Toilet Paper

In this week's Odder News: post-Soviet leaders propose innovative treatments for coronavirus, phone chargers go bad, and Russian buyers have an opening in the European real estate market.

Tags: holidays, military, government, economy, belarus, Moscow, health
13. Beer, Balloons, and (GMO) Babies

Can samogon predict recessions? Can a balloon seduce Elon Musk? And can Putin grow babies in labs? Find out this and more in this week’s TWERF.

Tags: alcohol, economy, elon musk, putin
By Tiffany Zhu
14. 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
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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
20. Ruble revival or just a hiccup?

A look at the fall and rise of the ruble from April to June 1995.

Tags: economy, ruble

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