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11. Tipple Tender Trending

The minimum price of vodka, set by Russia's Ministry of Finance, has been raised. Barely.

Tags: alcohol, government, economy, vodka
12. Bringing Warmth to the Arctic

Russia's Arctic towns are overdue for a makeover and graffiti is just what these chilly outposts need.

Tags: government, cities, art, arctic
13. Valuing Values

In an effort to prevent the "cult of selfishness," Russia's Ministry of Culture is implementing a project to preserve traditional values in 2022.

Tags: politics, government, memory, culture
14. Marriage is No Laughing Matter

The Rostov Oblast puts new limitations on the behavior of wedding-goers.

Tags: law, rostov, government, weddings
15. The First and Last National Census

Late January 2022 marks 125 years since the first thorough count of the Russian Empire’s population was begun in 1897. What was the significance of this endeavor, how was it carried out, and what were its results?

Tags: chekhov, government, population, census
16. A Different Kind of Train Schedule

Second-class travelers on Russian trains may soon be required to take turns with their neighbors to use their compartment's table.

Tags: transport, government, trans-siberian railway, railroad, train
17. We're in Your Camp! Just Kidding

A deputy from Russia’s Rostov Region, who lives in a home with décor that rivals a tsar’s, is suspected of making some of his money stealing from poor kids. Oh my.

Tags: disadvantaged youth, corruption, recreation, camps, camp, youth, government, rostov, embezzlement
18. DNA in a Database

Russian national energy company Rosneft has begun a project to create a database of genomes of Russians, which is definitely something a state-held corporation should be doing.

Tags: health, government, science, oil
19. Scoot Safely

Russia's ministry of transportation has created a set of rules and regulations for electric scooters.

Tags: laws, government, bureaucracy, scooters
20. Fair Trade

One Russian city is taking moonshine off the streets by offering a trade: groceries in exchange for booze.

Tags: food, vodka, alcohol, social issues, government

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