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1. The Inheritance of the Tsars: Russia's Claim to Rome

Russia-watchers sometimes encounter the idea that Moscow is the "Third Rome." But where does this idea come from, and what does it mean?

Tags: Orthodox Church, politics, architecture, art, religion, russian history
2. Peace Out!

The newly-released 2020 Global Peace Index has some surprising findings.

Tags: military, Internet, study, war, politics, international relations
3. Worth A Thousand Words

A Russian colorist of historical photos has been banned from social media for her work.

Tags: social media, politics, art, history
4. Cheerleaders, Croquet, and Persistent Coronavirus

In this week's Odder News, cheerleaders and lawmakers band together, croquet culture spreads to Russia, and youthful exuberance leads to a joyride.

Tags: politics, health, children, travel, transport
5. Vote for Oleg, Not Olga

A public opinion survey reveals that Russians are averse to a woman holding Putin's office.

Tags: opinion, study, politics, government, women, international women's day
6. Oh, Deer.

Sakhalin Island deputies introduce legislation to revive a shrinking livestock trade: reindeer herding.

Tags: agriculture, industry, politics, animals, reindeer
7. Sleeping Naked, Oh, and Tanks

This week's Odder News: Belarus, the "Switzerland of the East," quiet hours, and tank-fueled wedding proposals.

Tags: belarus, Internet, politics, health, military
8. St. Petersburg Hold-'em

A St. Petersburg municipal politician has resigned after the discovery of an underground casino in his apartment.

Tags: city life, politics, games, st. petersburg
9. You'll Spritz Your Eye Out: Testing Putin Cologne

All I want for Christmas is to smell like Putin. (Unboxing a mysterious Putin-esque cologne.)

Tags: fashion, politics, humor, putin
10. The Mayor Departs

Yury Luzhkov, who died in December from complications during routine heart surgery, is difficult to pin to a particular pantheon of Russian political figures.

Tags: Luzhkov, politics, moscow

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