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1. The First and Last National Census

Late January 2022 marks 125 years since the first thorough count of the Russian Empire’s population was begun in 1897. What was the significance of this endeavor, how was it carried out, and what were its results?

Tags: chekhov, government, population, census
2. A Different Kind of Train Schedule

Second-class travelers on Russian trains may soon be required to take turns with their neighbors to use their compartment's table.

Tags: transport, government, trans-siberian railway, railroad, train
3. We're in Your Camp! Just Kidding

A deputy from Russia’s Rostov Region, who lives in a home with décor that rivals a tsar’s, is suspected of making some of his money stealing from poor kids. Oh my.

Tags: disadvantaged youth, corruption, recreation, camps, camp, youth, government, rostov, embezzlement
4. DNA in a Database

Russian national energy company Rosneft has begun a project to create a database of genomes of Russians, which is definitely something a state-held corporation should be doing.

Tags: health, government, science, oil
5. Scoot Safely

Russia's ministry of transportation has created a set of rules and regulations for electric scooters.

Tags: laws, government, bureaucracy, scooters
6. Fair Trade

One Russian city is taking moonshine off the streets by offering a trade: groceries in exchange for booze.

Tags: food, vodka, alcohol, social issues, government
7. Jello, Fellow! Shall We Sweeten the Deal?

Somebody’s got a sweet tooth in Tyumen, where they deputy head of Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service has accepted forbidden fruit in exchange for the right to supply other sweet ingredients.

Tags: jello, jelly drink, jelly, kissel, government, penitentiary, bribery, bribes
8. A Glorious Gazebo

A village in Bashkortostan has opened a new gazebo as a gathering place for the community, and photos certainly make it look welcoming.

Tags: architecture, government, Internet, provinces
9. Putin's Pooches

On this, Vladimir Putin's 69th birthday, we are reminded that even authoritarian leaders are softies for good dogs. Maybe especially so?

Tags: humor, politics, government, dogs, putin
10. Ageless Youth

The new head of Yekaterinburg's youth commission is perhaps a little older than one might expect.

Tags: city, government, kids, sports, Yekaterinburg, health, childhood, youth

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