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There are 12 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Nizhny Novgorod".

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1. Russia's Anomalous Zones

While the U.S. Pentagon teases knowing the truth about UFOs, Volgograd continues to attract more of them... supposedly... than anywhere else.

Tags: vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod, Volgograd, volgograd, pentagon, aliens, ufos
2. More than a Cookie

For some 300 years, the residents of Gorodets, near Nizhny Novgorod, have been making a spicy cookie famous throughout the country, and perhaps the world.

Tags: Nizhny Novgorod, food, cookies, pryaniki
3. Missing Raccoon, Anyone?

In which a raccoon is returned safely back home— but not to the habitat you might expect. 

Tags: animals, Nizhny Novgorod, raccoons
4. Polygraphs, Plots, and Pivo

This week, we learn that drinking when working from home isn't so bad; it rains birds in Saratov Oblast; and Ramzan Kadyrov is saved from a sinister plot.

Tags: Nizhny Novgorod, espionage, work, alcohol, chechnya, Saratov, animals, corruption, Siberia
5. For Sale: Putin's Dirty Laundry

The Kremlin said that the president's dirty laundry is not for sale on the internet.

Tags: putin, Nizhny Novgorod, hotels
6. Dance Like Everyone is Watching

Residents of Nizhny Novgorod were arrested for participating in a khorovod.

Tags: dance, Nizhny Novgorod
7. Rocket Man Rides, Family Life, and Bootlegging, Russian-style

In this week's Odder News: a forgetful traveler, spaceman transport, and the seal of approval.

Tags: Orthodox Church, money, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, cars, gagarin
8. Russian History in 13 Unusual Memorials

A time-travelling tour of Russia from aristocats to nosy bureaucrats

Tags: Yekaterinburg, murmansk, cheese, great patriotic war, novosibirsk, Nizhny Novgorod, samara, cat, elizabeth, peter the great, kopeck, wooly mammoth, Gogol, monuments, Memorial
9. A Whole New World (of Nuclear Weapons)

Whether you think INF stands for Instant New Fear or Internationalism Never Falters, this week’s got you covered with both politics and otherworldly events.

Tags: nuclear, environment, Nizhny Novgorod
By Irina Bukharin
10. A Round of Russian Rescues

Everybody receives a lift, from a stranded hiker, to the planet, to two boys who are actually doing just fine.

Tags: Nizhny Novgorod, lavrov
By Irina Bukharin

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