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1. Down and Duty-Free

Online duty-free purchasing is taking over Russian airports. Rejoice, fans of designer cologne.

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, travel
2. Rocket Man Rides, Family Life, and Bootlegging, Russian-style

In this week's Odder News: a forgetful traveler, spaceman transport, and the seal of approval.

Tags: Orthodox Church, money, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, cars, gagarin
3. Moscow's December Was Light on Sunshine

Muscovites are no longer in the dark about the amount of sunlight they got in December: just eight hours.

Tags: global warming, environment, weather, Moscow, winter
4. Panda Becomes Moscow Grinch

A panda in the Moscow zoo destroyed a pine tree. It was anything but an accident.

Tags: New Year, animals, Moscow, zoo
5. The Irony of Weather

Desperate times, and the need to create a festive atmosphere, call for desperate measures. 

Tags: winter, city life, Moscow
6. A Very Russian Christmas

For a few Muscovites, Christmas came early, in the form of free Metro rides.

Tags: Christmas, metro, Moscow
7. 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
8. Exorcising the Spirit of Upside-Down Christmas

Ded Moroz and kindergarten parents conceive of the Christmas spirit very differently. Also, Russians may have domesticated the first dog.

Tags: Moscow, Luzhkov, shaman, New Year, Christmas, trees, ded moroz
By Tiffany Zhu
9. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language
10. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train

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