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In this week's Odder News, Victory Day surprises, ideas to increase vaccination, and a mass wedding in the sky.
The packet of 11 letters and 12 postcards reached me from Kharkov, through a combination of fate, serendipity and sheer luck. They were written by my father, Alexander Suchovy, from the front during World War II, and were addressed to his first wife, Varvara, and their son Vasily.
One of the world's largest and most famous sailing training ships celebrates 100 years in the water.
Some little-known art from a civilian eyewitness to the Siege of Leningrad is public both at one of the blockade museums in St. Petersburg and in a new book.
The Leningrad Zoo kept its animals alive during the siege – the 77th anniversary of which was commemorated this week.
A Russian non-profit prepares to open a mock prison camp as a place to make fun memories with your family.
The Moscow Zoo laments the loss of an 84-year-old, WW2-veteran alligator.
Despite a quarantine, Russians still managed to join together to celebrate Victory Day (from their balconies).
A Siberian village names a well after a Soviet hero.
A grassroots campaign to remember the WWII fallen goes south.
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