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There are 8 item(s) tagged with the keyword "metro".

Displaying: 1 - 8 of 8

1. Save Russia by Air, Land and Sea!

Defense against  walruses, shamans and climate change

Tags: voronezh, Petersburg, horses, global warming, putin, shaman, Siberia, navy, animals, arctic, Moscow, metro
2. Homecoming to Mother Russia

Russian women: give birth in Syrian prisons, drive metro trains, make news (and borsch), and welcome children home from the dead.

Tags: media, metro, graffiti, Moscow, prison, children, taiga, mushrooms, bureaucracy, hockey, putin, elections, Ukraine
3. Russian Grammar Wars

Tough time learning Russian? It’s not just you. Russians themselves frequently struggle to determine what is “correct.” 

Tags: metro, st. petersburg, grammar, language
4. Zombies, a Swampy Lake, and a New Shirtless Challenge

A not-quite lake makes a splash, zombies on public transit, and problems memorializing history's tragedies. But on the bright side, shirtless men and hippos.

Tags: Memorial, zombies, metro, Sladkoe, Kazakhstan, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
5. The bad, the sad, and the ice laser

It's been a rough week in Russia, with the metro bombing in St. Petersburg, the disappearance of gay men, and the death of Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Luckily, lasers are kinda neat. 

Tags: russia, petersburg, metro, chechnya, yevtushenko, arctic
By Alice E.M. Underwood
6. Cats, droids, and acrobatic rock & roll

A friendly robot graces the metro and a politically charged (and financed) dance studio gets footloose thanks to the youngest Putin. Also, happy World Cat Day!

Tags: russia, moscow, metro, putin, tikhonova, dance, cats, robot
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. The Long Kiosk Goodbye

The destruction of 97 kiosks around Moscow opens up the controversies of architectural preservation, the plight of small businesses, and the rebuilding of history itself. 

Tags: moscow, metro, business, russian architecture, politics, economy, kiosks
By Alice E.M. Underwood
8. Watch out for that bear

Today I stumbled across an interesting article online. At first I thought it should be filed in the "someone is trying to stir the Cold War pot again" but then I read on...

Tags: putin, economy, metro, moscow, spies
By Paul E. Richardson

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