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There are 13 item(s) tagged with the keyword "government".

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1. What Are You, Blind?

Somehow, a blind man in Orenburg has been sporting a drivers' license for the last two years.

Tags: cars, government, transport, health
2. Good Deed Punished

A pensioner was fined for highlighting voter fraud in Russia's recent round of constitutional amendments.

Tags: pensions, government, democracy, constitution, voting
3. Pushups for the Poor

Russian lawmakers seek to boost the economy – and citizens' heart rates – by providing vouchers for workout classes.

Tags: coronavirus, laws, government, social issues, sports, health
4. Arctic Wake-Up Call

When environmentalists sounded the alarm this time about a spill of diesel fuel from a power station reserve tank near Nadezhda Metallurgical Plant, the government response was uncharacteristically serious.

Tags: government, pollution, Norilsk, environment
5. A Feather in Petersburg's Cap

St. Petersburg's deputy governor put forth a compelling reason for his city's more lax coronavirus regulations, compared to Moscow's.

Tags: education, health, Moscow, government, coronavirus, st. petersburg
6. High Six!

A Russian city's redesigned seal sports an anatomical typo.

Tags: government, saint, religion, Siberia
7. No Booze for You

Nothing is sacred when it comes to fighting coronavirus. Not even vodka.

Tags: yakutsk, government, alcohol, Siberia, health
8. 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
9. Hot Fuzz

An Archangelsk police chief is in hot water for using his subordinates to build a banya.

Tags: arkhangelsk, dacha, corruption, government, police
10. Crime Pays

A Russian woman makes 2 million euros through illicit means.

Tags: government, law, money, prison, crime

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