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1. Play-Doh, Vaccinated Pets, and Irish Whiskey

In this week's Odder News: the Play-Doh version of Moscow, the Russian version of Irish whiskey, and the Red Bull version of ice skating.

Tags: play-doh, whiskey, vaccine, COVID, pets, skating
2. Who's Not Done With Quarantine?

Russia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs was caught with his mask up while on a work trip to China.

Tags: sergei lavrov, pandemic, covid, mask, china
3. Coming Up Roses

After one year of pandemic, Russia's economy is looking dandy while others are on the verge of collapse. Or so says new research.

Tags: COVID, vaccine, economics, ruble, pandemic
4. Can't Bear to Watch

A nurse injects a performer in a bear costume with Russia’s Gam- COVID-Vac vaccine (under the brand name of Sputnik V) at a temporary COVID-19 vaccination site in Moscow’s Shchyolkovsky shopping centre.

Tags: COVID
5. Sputnik Rap, Dolls, and Animal Skulls

In this week's Odder News, how one man spent his pandemic, prisoners teach us how to get out of the pandemic, and a new video game connects you to the Russian police.

Tags: crime, COVID, museums, police
6. Russian Medics Recognized

“In the Russian Federation, we have witnessed the heroic dedication, professionalism, and selflessness of all medical workers in the fight against COVID-19. From the first days of the pandemic, they worked on the front line and risked their health and lives every minute.”

– From a report by Hans Kluge, Director of the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization (WHO), and Melita Vujnovich, representative of the organization in Russia, on Russian medical workers’ stellar performance throughout the pandemic

Tags: coronavirus, COVID
7. Rospotrebnadzor, Explained

What’s the deal with this governmental agency with the weird name?

Tags: COVID, coronavirus
8. Students to Sue

A group of students from Moscow State University is working on suing the university for a partial refund.

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, university, Moscow
9. Moscow's Merry Measures

As the New Year approaches, Moscow’s mayor has announced new restrictions on holiday events, while the government considers extending the New Year’s holidays.

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, New Year, Moscow
10. Hopes for iPhones and Restrictions

“Almost the entire first batch of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro was bought up over the weekend. A number of models with the most popular blue colors have already sold out. The highest demand was for the Pro version, with 70% of customers choosing it. New consignments of goods are expected in the near future.”

– Report by MTS, on the popularity of new iPhones in Russia, which sold out at MTS stores within three days
Tags: COVID, coronavirus, technology

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