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1. Statistics are Stubborn

“Statistics are a stubborn thing, and even with my diagnosis you have a chance to get better! Just believe in it! I was just unlucky :)"

– A beloved and influential Russian oncologist, in his last Facebook post before he died of cancer.

Tags: health, science, medicine
2. Sofia Kovalevskaya

Poor, unfortunate Vasily Vasilyevich Korvin-Krukovsky. He worked so hard to help his family flourish, and, at least in his eyes, it all went to waste.

Tags: women, science, math
3. Things to Avoid After Drinking Vodka

Fall starts on a harmonious note, Putin’s meeting with the Saudis — not so much. Also, happy birthday to vodka!

Tags: reviews, film, science, leonov, putin, saudi arabia, birthday, vodka, Yekaterinburg
4. 13 Massive Russian Monuments You Need to See

In which we share some of Russia's big monuments (and moments) – from ice battles to DNA in stone and steel.

Tags: Volgograd, science, space, arctic, great patriotic war, lenin, alexander nevsky, Moscow, peter the great, memory, Memorial, soviet era, soviet union, soviet
5. The Illegal and the Unbelievable

This week’s “criminals”: politicians with dead souls, chocolate Robin Hoods, kid-conductors, and a woman who just wants to go home.

Tags: nature, workers, sport, Yekaterinburg, health, science, Moscow, Gogol, crime
6. Opposite Day in the World's Smallest Country

Ticks are good, good grades are bad, and please, don’t drink the water. 

Tags: water, study, university, holiday, science, death, Pushkin
7. Estimate, Pray, Light

Both science and religion shed (northern) light on the Aurora Borealis. 

Tags: science, aurora, arctic, fairy tales, religion, kola, murmansk, north
8. Making Waves

One hundred and sixty years ago, the inventor Alexander Popov was born. In 1895, he created the first radio receiver. Or did he?

Tags: science, radio, popov
9. The Ancient Past, the Near Future, and a Sheepish Present

Time got a little bit wibbly-wobbly and timey-wimey as Russia traveled to the future, to the past, and back to the present (and all in one week)!

Tags: siberia, religion, science, cars, kalashnikov, dagestan
By Irina Bukharin
10. Notebook

A round-up of some of the latest news from Russia.

Tags: ice skating, kaspersky, beslan, science

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