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21. Burger Bucks, Dyeing of Shame, and Flying Ballerinas

Burger King makes money (its own), broke taxi passengers turn green, and summertime snow. Plus, a ballerina with a backup plan, Borodino, and the Museum of Death. 

Tags: borodino, snow, cryptocurrency, burger king, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
22. Rap battles, Moscow's move, and mixing dating and politics

Elections are the new dinner and a movie. Plus, Moscow's heading east, rap battles get a bad rap, and pickles and melons galore. 

Tags: rap, Moscow, elections, Mamba, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
23. 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
24. Eating, Drinking, and Putin's New Look

Beachgoers bathe in potable sludge, Russians weigh in on replacements for sanctioned food, and the Kremlin revamps funerals. Plus, Putin goes fishing. 

Tags: Putin, sanctions, Kremlin, Sochi, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
25. Paratroopers, Pig Manure, & Plant Killers

Pranksters solve energy security with pig manure, paratroopers get rowdy, and presidential grants yield surprise winners. Plus, Russia's deadliest plants and getting stuck in an elevator. 

Tags: Great Terror, NGOs, paratroopers, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
26. Royal(ish) Weddings and Toys for the Opposition

Getting flak for getting hitched, how fidget spinners foster political dissidence, and a new set of wheels around Russia. Plus dandy pigeons and the best totalitarian tourism. 

Tags: uber, yandex, fidget spinners, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
27. Risqué Ballet and Putin's Grannies

The scandal around the Bolshoi's latest ballet, remembering an Internet icon, and pro-Putin pensioners, with a dash of PhotoShop of daredevilry. 

 

 

Tags: Nosik, Nureyev, ballet, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
28. Toxic Waste, Putin Farms, & Crazy Seals

Tractors for Putin, toxic waste for Kaliningrad, and Reagan and Gorbachev for their modern-day counterparts. Also sweet wine, state secrets, and salt.

Tags: Spaso, Gorbachev, Reagan, Kaliningrad, Putin, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
29. Baller Ballerinas, Flying Taxis, & Gardens in the Sky

Celebrate soccer with metro-station ballet, explore the galaxy with Yandex, and take a stroll through Moscow's rooftop gardens. Plus the Beatles, Stephen Colbert, and 29 Russian writers.

Tags: beatles, yandex, ballet, soccer, confederations cup, moscow, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
30. Soccer, Sci-Fi, Snipers, and Tsoy

Russia hosts the Confederations Cup, Strugatsky sci-fi gets a reboot (or just gets booted), and we honor the memories of WWII's female snipers and of the rock legend Viktor Tsoy. 

Tags: Tsoy, Strugatsky, FIFA, soccer, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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