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1. Misplaced Global Anxiety?

“It’s all bullsh*t… It’s all exaggerated. It’s an acute respiratory disease with minimal mortality.”

-Alexander Myasnikov, appointed in April as Russia’s head of coronavirus information

Tags: coronavirus
2. Car Crashes, Art, and Bikinis

This week arts and crafts flourish under quarantine; a heatwave hits an unlikely place, and coronavirus fashion hits a new high (or low?).

Tags: Moscow, animals, cars, art, women, weather, coronavirus, Siberia
3. Weight, Weight, Don't Tell Me

Quarantine is hard on the mind, soul, and waistline.

Tags: health, economy, work, coronavirus
4. "Self-Isolation Hymn"

One of Russia’s beloved comedians wrote a song about quarantine, and performed it in an unusual manner.

Tags: coronavirus, news
5. Soccer, Victory Day, and Virtual Culture

This week: soccer games return, cultural events go online, and an 11-year-old girl makes us all look like pansies.

Tags: sports, culture, health, Victory Day, alcohol, coronavirus
6. What Will Russians Want Next on TV?

“I think that, first of all, viewers will want to watch something easy. Comedy, melodramas about love, and, of course, blockbusters, but they won’t start to be released right away, because the pandemic should not only end for us, but all over the world.”

– Kirill Razlogov, president of the Guild of Film Critics and Film Critics of the Russian Federation

Tags: movies, coronavirus
7. Phishing within the Pandemic

Scammers are trying to take advantage of the current coronavirus situation.

Tags: computers, coronavirus
8. "Victory Day" Sung from Balconies

Despite a quarantine, Russians still managed to join together to celebrate Victory Day (from their balconies).

Tags: Moscow, world war ii, coronavirus, Victory Day
9. Coping with Coronavirus, One Odder Item at a Time

This week: Putin cracks down on smartphones, some things go online that probably shouldn't, and new coronavirus advice seeks to preserve the peace (and health).

Tags: technology, health, family, coronavirus, Internet, putin, military, metro, transport
10. A New Role for Kioski?

Moscow's metro stations rise to the occasion of coronavirus.

Tags: health, cities, Moscow, metro, coronavirus

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