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1. St. Petersburg Hold-'em

A St. Petersburg municipal politician has resigned after the discovery of an underground casino in his apartment.

Tags: city life, politics, games, st. petersburg
2. Piter's People - Mikhail Ivanov

Mikhail is the director of a book store that has been operating in St. Petersburg since 1926.

Tags: business, travel, Books, st. petersburg
3. Down and Duty-Free

Online duty-free purchasing is taking over Russian airports. Rejoice, fans of designer cologne.

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, travel
4. The Motherland Calls... Reenactors

Military reenactors mark the 76th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad with plenty of pyrotechnics.

Tags: tanks, st. petersburg, siege, world war ii
5. Booting a Boot, Selling a Psychic Cat, and Eating Leftovers

In this week's Odder News: a Pushkin theme park, a boot-kicking contest, and just the kind of entrepreneurial shake-up the world needs right now.

Tags: Internet, st. petersburg, cats, Pushkin
6. Of pigs and cussing and parachutes

This week's Odder News, we cover everything from mummies to hogs, from cussing to bows and arrows. Oh, and skyscraper jumping...

Tags: st. petersburg, Vladivostok, Krasnoyarsk, animals, language
7. The Sixth Minister

From the diaries of the US Minister to Russia, George Washington Campbell, 200 years ago.

Tags: us-russian relations, st. petersburg, diplomacy
8. Russians on Oscar Shortlists

Three Russian films have been shortlisted for the Oscars this year, in three different categories. Some critics say it is unprecedented and a sign the country's creative industry is on the upturn.

Tags: wwii, animation, St. Petersburg, cinematography, film, Oscars, movies
9. Piter's People – Kseniya Schastlivtseva

Kseniya is an architect, who found her passion in jewelry making.

Tags: artist, women, architecture, st. petersburg
10. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train

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