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There are 63 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Siberia".

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1. Russian Geographical Society

On the founding of the Russian Geographical Society 175 years ago.

Tags: central asia, siberia, exploration, geography
2. Russia's Stone Belt: The Urals

Find out what the deal is with Russia's stone belt – the Ural Mountains.

Tags: Siberia, Urals
3. Odd Places, Odd Things

This week's we feature a smattering of things that are somewhere they shouldn't be, including drugs, tanks, mammoths, kids, and (of course) Lenin.

Tags: environment, prison, law, Victory Day, russian history, weather, Siberia
4. New Trams, Old Memes, and New Monuments for Old Villages

This week's Odder News features monuments for dead villages, ancient memes, and a mirror for Putin.

Tags: putin, Moscow, film, Internet, monuments, environment, transport, lgbt, village, Siberia
5. Car Crashes, Art, and Bikinis

This week arts and crafts flourish under quarantine; a heatwave hits an unlikely place, and coronavirus fashion hits a new high (or low?).

Tags: Moscow, animals, cars, art, women, weather, coronavirus, Siberia
6. Well, Well, Well...

A Siberian village names a well after a Soviet hero.

Tags: monuments, Siberia, world war ii, history, Victory Day
7. High Six!

A Russian city's redesigned seal sports an anatomical typo.

Tags: government, saint, religion, Siberia
8. Sarov: A City Closed

The nuclear research city of Sarov has been closed to outsiders since the 1940s. What is it like to live in a city with no future of opening up?

Tags: nuclear arms, closed cities, siberia
9. Snow Shovels, Hangovers, and Historical Revisions

This week: Russian telecomms habits shift, a St. Petersburg entrepreneur gets crafty, and being stuck at home means more alcohol intake.

Tags: crime, alcohol, business, putin, world war ii, history, Siberia, health
10. The Throat-Singing American

“People here usually say to me: you are different than we thought and from the way American people are shown on TV. And I am happy.” 

– Sean Quirk, an American who has been living in Tuva, Siberia for almost 20 years, and knowns the Tuvan language better than Russian

Tags: tuva, siberia, music

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