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The Weekly Russia File

Browse recent issues of The Weekly Russia File.

 

A Walk on the Wild Side (of Russia)
A Walk on the Wild Side (of Russia)

Russia Weekly gets wacky with singing policemen, forbidden emojis, and flying plagues.

Life, Death, and Pizza
Life, Death, and Pizza

Climate change is destroying Russia and people still want to duel, but at least someone’s getting free pizza.

Ice Age Part 10, Coming Soon to a Russia Near You
Ice Age Part 10, Coming Soon to a Russia Near You

The weather in Russia this week was chilly with a hint of thaw, at least regarding science and political relations.

Butina, Babies, and Baby-making
Butina, Babies, and Baby-making

This week, depressing news about divisions and birth rates can only really be counteracted with a smile over the Orthodox church’s new take on sex.

Politics and Technology: And never the twain should meet
Politics and Technology: And never the twain should meet

To selfie or not to selfie? That is the question, or at least one of the questions, addressed this week.

Things Look Different Below the Surface
Things Look Different Below the Surface

What’s more surprising, fake feminists or fish with bad teeth?

Of Rockets and Ruptures
Of Rockets and Ruptures

Falling objects, family feuds, and friendly felines dominated our attention this week.

Lawmakers versus Troublemakers
Lawmakers versus Troublemakers

Russian law enforcement had a busy week, from taking on the ~high~ seas to putting rich jerks in their place.