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1. Statues, Smartphones, and Stalin Shawarma

This week, we've got some nice, alliterative shawarma shutdowns, approved apps, and coughing Kadyrov.

Tags: technology, st. petersburg, coronavirus, Moscow, food, Christmas, chechnya
2. Women Can Be Metro Drivers, Too

A relaxing of workplace regulations means that Russian women can now drive the Moscow Metro.

Tags: metro, Moscow, women
3. Taxis, Guns, and Scams

This week, we mark the end of 2020 with transportation stats, social media monitoring, and preparations for wild celebrations.

Tags: Moscow, military, literature, transport, government, alcohol, law, crime, Internet
4. Geography Lessons from Space

Russian astronauts on the ISS are preparing for a live lesson that will be broadcast via the Internet.

Tags: children, Moscow, Roscosmos
5. Pay with your Face

The Moscow Metro plans to allow passengers to pay with Face ID.

Tags: money, Moscow, metro, social issues
6. Bovines, Berries, and Bros

This week, Lada outdoes itself; emergency services fall short; and cows (and men) finally get the appreciation they're due.

Tags: Moscow, food, social issues, cars, village life, farming, agriculture, Siberia
7. Soviet Disneyland: Exploring VDNKh

One of our favorite spots in Moscow is a surreal blend of theme park, museum, and Stalinist kitsch.

Tags: soviet union, architecture, stalin, Moscow, travel
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. Packed Pillows, Drug Decreases, and Teacher's Top Dollars

“A man caught the pillow. As it later turned out, it was the driver of the Tomskoe Pivo [Beer] enterprise, and he tried to hastily hide it in his car… The driver was detained.”

– A source in Tomsk region’s law enforcement on the latest developments in the arrest of the town’s mayor
Tags: crime, education, Moscow

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