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1. Spider-Man, Siberian Tigers, and Sputnik V

In this week's Odder News, Spider-Man is on the loose, Russia loves fast food, and protect your dogs.

Tags: tiger, COVID, sputnik v, boxing, fast food, super heroes, Moscow
2. Reading is Essential

St. Petersburg book-lovers can relax going into the city-wide shutdown knowing that their favorite bookstores will not shut down fully; the city has added books to the list of essential items. 

Tags: pandemic, covid 19, COVID, coronavirus, st. petersburg, literature, reading, Books
3. Vaccination is the Cat's Meow

The Moscow Regional Coronavirus Headquarters are using all the available weapons at their disposal to fight the spread of COVID-19, and they've pulled out their biggest gun yet: cat memes. 

Tags: video, Moscow, covid 19, COVID, vaccine, vaccination, cat
4. Reindeer, Restaurant Overload, and the Best Taxi Drivers in All the Russias

In this week's Odder News, gig work gets some much-deserved attention, Muscovites "celebrate" the imminent lockdown by going nuts, and the wild comes to the streets of St. Petersburg.

Tags: coronavirus, qr code, COVID, lockdown, reindeer, taxi, yandex
5. Russia in the Time of COVID

How has Russia changed since the last time you were there, pre-pandemic?

Tags: travel warning, united states, air travel, COVID, st. petersburg, Moscow
6. Mysterious Mice, Marketing Cats, and Fake Scorpions

In this week's Odder News, blind dueting, cats at work, and the mice who love COVID.

Tags: COVID, weddings, kizhi, novosibirsk, Sochi, barnaul
7. Throw in the Mayor with the Banya Water

“Today, the city bath house needs support because, due to last year's lengthy six-month shutdown associated with the coronavirus, the banya cannot pull itself out of debt."

– Mikhail Valov, Mayor of Sayanogorsk, inviting citizens to save his city’s municipal bathhouse from the economic ravages of the Coronavirus on August 23.
Tags: economy, lockdown, pandemic, covid, sayanogorsk, bathhouse, banya
8. Recovering from Covid? Bring on the Russian Ballad

A little levity can be good for the Covid blues, and expert Khadizhat Omarova of Russia’s Rospotrebnadzor has given a variety of advice to accelerate recovery. Why not give your lungs a good stretch and practice your folk song, too?

Tags: katyusha, music, coronavirus, covid 19, covid, folk song, song
9. Tourism in the Time of Covid

“These people do not go to relax in other resorts, they settle in neighboring hotels: the more restrictions are imposed on legal business, the more it plays into the hands of those who work in the dark.”

– Natalia Stambulnikova, Chairman of the Association of Small Hotels of Crimea, warning of the ominous nature of coronavirus restrictions that impede tourism.
Tags: coronavirus, crimea, restrictions, travel, tourism, covid 19, COVID
10. Starry-Eyed and Vaccinated

Covid’s got a sun sign, and Russian television personality and astrologer Vasilisa Volodina is out to break the virus some bad news.

Tags: television, astrology, covid 19, covid, coronavirus, vaccination

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