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11. Priest Gone Wild

Ultra-conservative Russian Orthodox priest Father Sergei has had quite the summer.

Tags: Yekaterinburg, coronavirus, Orthodox Church, religion
12. "Painting Jesus Isn't Dangerous"

Moscow is seeing religious symbolism crop up in unexpected places. It’s not the first time, but there is something different about what is going on now.

Tags: street art, graffiti, Orthodox Church, Orthodoxy, religion
13. The Inheritance of the Tsars: Russia's Claim to Rome

Russia-watchers sometimes encounter the idea that Moscow is the "Third Rome." But where does this idea come from, and what does it mean?

Tags: Orthodox Church, politics, architecture, art, religion, russian history
14. Feats of Strength, Leopard-Print, and Condoms

In this week's Odder News, the Moscow Zoo tries a new marketing tactic; a consumer protection agency gives its condom recommendations; and high winds call for desperate measures.

Tags: coronavirus, Orthodox Church, religion, science, weather, sex, animals, fashion, sport, international women's day, health
15. Hell on Wheels

Russian priests in Sverdlovsk Oblast are upset that they could start seeing local license plates numbered 666, a number often associated with Satan.

Tags: Orthodox Church, cars
16. Joke about God Drives Comedian to God's Homeland

A Russian comedian made a joke and then decided he needed to flee the country to avoid arrest.

Tags: israel, opposition, Orthodox Church, religion
17. Rocket Man Rides, Family Life, and Bootlegging, Russian-style

In this week's Odder News: a forgetful traveler, spaceman transport, and the seal of approval.

Tags: Orthodox Church, money, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, cars, gagarin
18. Summer Fun for All Faiths and All Ages

Presidents eating ice cream, kids reporting toy theft to police… summer is almost over, thank Allah. 

Tags: gagarin, elderly, cars, children, police, putin, erdogan, turkey, islam, chechnya, Orthodox Church, airlines
19. Filaret Rises

The exceptional life story of the father of the first Romanov tsar, the reluctant Patriarch, Filaret.

Tags: Orthodox Church, patriarch, tsars, romanovs
20. An ode to men, the opposite of old cat ladies

As Russia celebrates men on Defenders of the Fatherland Day, it encourages them to have more sex, for the sake of growing the population of the Fatherland. Just not at work. 

Tags: leningrad, Orthodox Church, vodka, matryoshka, cats, sex
By Katrina Keegan

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