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1. Kremlin Finally Gets Around to Clearing Out Old Basement

Archaeologists have just completed digging through layers of cultural strata in the middle of the Kremlin, unearthing some interesting finds they totally forgot were down there.

Tags: art, culture, Moscow, kremlin, history, archaeology
2. Compliments to Russia's Chefs

A new ranking shows that 4% of the world's best chefs come from Russia. 

Tags: restaurants, russian food, food, Moscow
3. Pumpkins, Medieval Renaissance Festivals, and Cattle Stealing

In this week's Odder News, enormous pumpkins, LARPing in honor of Alexander Nevsky, and horses in cars.

Tags: social issues, children, Kazakhstan, alexander nevsky, peter-paul fortress, st. petersburg, moscow, pumpkin, watermelon
4. Your Trip To The U.S.S.R.

Let's take a trip to a nation that no longer exists! We've got an old hard-cover travel guide to lead the way. 

Tags: ussr, Moscow, travel tips, 1960s, tourism, intourist, travel, socialism, soviet union, soviet
5. Moscow Neighborhoods Due for a Face Lift

“They are different projects, but they have the same goal: to create a high-quality urban environment and new opportunities for recreation and sports close to home.”

– Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin, announcing plans to improve Moscow’s public spaces.
Tags: public spaces, public services, renovation, infrastructure, city, recreation, parks, moscow
6. Moscow's Modernist Marvel

Sometimes the most incredible things can be hidden in plain sight. In this case, a main thoroughfare in the capital.

Tags: corbusier, moscow, architecture
7. The Panic

By mid-October of 1941, Moscow seemed on the verge of falling to the Nazis. German troops had reached the city’s edge, and there were rumors of fascist tanks closing in.

Tags: moscow, world war ii
8. Russia Turns Thirty

Thirty years ago this week, Russia became an independent country... again.

Tags: Yeltsin, Gorbachev, soviet union, communism, august coup, Moscow
9. Seal Friends, Soviet Sunbathing, and Secrets of Moscow

In this week's Odder News, a horse dung walking trail, a seal with a very proper name, and Mrs. Russia takes the stage.

Tags: lake baikal, pageants, seals, lake ladoga, Crimea, parks, moscow
10. Facepay, Tots in College, and Twisties

In this week's Odder News, futuristic cities, unexpected parliamentary candidates, and the twisties.

Tags: moscow state university, Moscow, metro, celebrities, duma, gymnastics, plushenko, figure skating

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