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1. Security Snoops on Banya Bathers

A court case in the city of Perm unveils a story combining three quintessentially Soviet things: bathhouses, religious oppression, and an (extremely) intrusive surveillance state.

Tags: Perm, banya, law, human rights, religion
2. A Quiet Christmas for Putin

Instead of reveling in the bright lights of a Moscow Christmas celebration, Putin decided to take in the holiday at a small church in a small town.

Tags: putin, religion, Christmas
3. Searching for St. Nicholas

A town on the Turkish coast preserves the memory of one of Russia’s most venerated saints.

Tags: st. nicholas, Orthodox Church, religion, christmas
4. Goa and Greenhouses

A well-to-do Russian tries to bring his green new ideal to life in a Russian village. Not all goes to plan.

Tags: religion, village life
5. Wash Your Shoes, but Not Here

Five men recorded themselves washing their shoes in a holy site in Kaliningrad. Then they overshared.

Tags: Orthodox Church, social media, religion, Kaliningrad
6. God in Nature

The veneration and preservation of nature are at the root of Mari culture. We get a unique inside look at their most sacred annual ritual of worship.

Tags: religion, paganism, Mari
7. September/October 2020

The Mari People * Life in Isolation * Russia's Discovery of Antarctica * Raspberry Picking * Semyonovsky Revolt * Battle on the Ugra * Sergei Bondarchuk * Table Russian * Bird Language * Apple Fritters * Chicks the TV Series * Kamchatka and Belarus

Tags: religion, dissent, village life, exploration, movies
8. Camouflage Candles, Cats in Quarantine, and Belarus

This week Russians get diet advice, the president of Belarus gets kicked out of a neighboring country, and even cats aren't excused from social distancing.

Tags: military, religion, russian food, money, coronavirus, animals, politics, belarus, lukashenko, international relations
9. Fish Fights, Freight Trains, and Feminist Propaganda

This week, mammoths are ripe for the picking; fishy business practices turn violent; and a TV show is labelled a bad influence on Russian families.

Tags: feminism, transport, train, alcohol, wooly mammoth, food, cars, religion, television, lgbt, Siberia
10. Priest Gone Wild

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

Tags: Yekaterinburg, coronavirus, Orthodox Church, religion

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