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11. Taxis, Guns, and Scams

This week, we mark the end of 2020 with transportation stats, social media monitoring, and preparations for wild celebrations.

Tags: Moscow, military, literature, transport, government, alcohol, law, crime, Internet
12. Putin, Forest Work, and Gender Changes

This week, politicians are caught red-handed; surrogate motherhood and gambling are (apparently) the same; and Putin isn't as hip with the youth as you'd think.

Tags: military, children, women, money, gender, history, government, putin, social issues
13. Mayorless Magadan

The position of mayor in the Far East town of Magadan is apparently so undesirable that no one wants the job.

Tags: government, cities, politics, Magadan, Far East
14. Hot Fox Tips

Moscow Region's Ecology Ministry tells residents not to smile at foxes.

Tags: government, health, foxes, Moscow, animals
15. Maps, Mail Trucks, and Caviar

This week, officials make outrageous demands, maps cost a man his job, and science meets geopolitics.

Tags: Far East, mail, food, science, cities, government
16. Insults, Overpriced Benches, and Space Toilets

This week, astronauts find some relief, citizens share their shame, and the dangers of sugar may finally be made public.

Tags: poll, science, space, cities, government, corruption, health
17. A Good Reason to Join the Military

A young woman in Kursk has been using her feminine wiles to hand over conscription notices.

Tags: bureaucracy, government, towns, women, military
18. Upward Mobility

A cleaning woman has found herself the newly-elected head of her village.

Tags: elections, politics, social issues, women, government
19. Putin's Birthday, Teachers, and Dirt

This week, Putin gets a cool new birthday present; an official broadcasts his workout regimen; and strange sediment puzzles scientists.

Tags: government, education, environment, military, putin, Kamchatka, health, Saratov, Siberia
20. Smile, or Else

Who says Russians are cold and inscrutable? Kamchatka's new "Ministry of Happiness" seeks to spread joy and wellbeing.

Tags: social issues, government, Kamchatka, health

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