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1. Russia in the Time of COVID

How has Russia changed since the last time you were there, pre-pandemic?

Tags: travel warning, united states, air travel, COVID, st. petersburg, Moscow
2. Mysterious Mice, Marketing Cats, and Fake Scorpions

In this week's Odder News, blind dueting, cats at work, and the mice who love COVID.

Tags: COVID, weddings, kizhi, novosibirsk, Sochi, barnaul
3. Throw in the Mayor with the Banya Water

“Today, the city bath house needs support because, due to last year's lengthy six-month shutdown associated with the coronavirus, the banya cannot pull itself out of debt."

– Mikhail Valov, Mayor of Sayanogorsk, inviting citizens to save his city’s municipal bathhouse from the economic ravages of the Coronavirus on August 23.
Tags: economy, lockdown, pandemic, covid, sayanogorsk, bathhouse, banya
4. Recovering from Covid? Bring on the Russian Ballad

A little levity can be good for the Covid blues, and expert Khadizhat Omarova of Russia’s Rospotrebnadzor has given a variety of advice to accelerate recovery. Why not give your lungs a good stretch and practice your folk song, too?

Tags: katyusha, music, coronavirus, covid 19, covid, folk song, song
5. Tourism in the Time of Covid

“These people do not go to relax in other resorts, they settle in neighboring hotels: the more restrictions are imposed on legal business, the more it plays into the hands of those who work in the dark.”

– Natalia Stambulnikova, Chairman of the Association of Small Hotels of Crimea, warning of the ominous nature of coronavirus restrictions that impede tourism.
Tags: coronavirus, crimea, restrictions, travel, tourism, covid 19, COVID
6. Starry-Eyed and Vaccinated

Covid’s got a sun sign, and Russian television personality and astrologer Vasilisa Volodina is out to break the virus some bad news.

Tags: television, astrology, covid 19, covid, coronavirus, vaccination
7. Robodogs, Space Movies, and Skydiving

In this week's Odder News, a skydiver plunges into family breakfast, Russian and American actors fly into space, and robots are taking over.

Tags: Tom Cruise, international space station, trash, plastic, ocean, skydiving, COVID, robots
8. The Right Dosage

“Sex after administration of the vaccine does not cause any side effects in people of any age. As a matter of fact, sexual activity provides a lot of satisfaction and pleasure. People’s fears go away, as sex 'turns off' the head and relieves stress.”

– Sexologist sexologist Andrei Lygachin, refuting the idea that individuals should avoid sex after being vaccinated against COVID-19.
Tags: recovery, coronavirus, virus, sex, sexology, covid 19, COVID
9. Cracking the QR Code

In Moscow, a pair of legs with hot red stilettos on one end and a plush purple QR code at the other flounced down a Moscow street and into a restaurant.

Tags: bars, cafe, restaurants, city life, Moscow, covid 19, COVID, coronavirus, qr code
10. Tourism for Tykes

Youthful tourism ambassadors might be coming to a Russian region near you.

Tags: TikTok, teenagers, Moscow, tourism, COVID

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