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1. Get Your "Mad Max" on in Russia's "Silk Way" Rally

A trip for rugged vehicles of many types and stripes, Russia’s “Silk Way” Rally began on July 1 in Omsk.

Tags: race course, mongolia, siberia, motor sports, summer sports, trucks, cars, race
2. UFOs, Cars, and Steven Seagal's Samurai Sword

In this week's Odder News, Russians are geeked about UFOs, past and present collide, and Steven Seagal becomes a real-life special agent.

Tags: ufos, steven seagal, cars, porsche, figure skating, plushenko, sakhalin, horses, bashkiria
3. The Little Classic That Could

The Fighting Classic Club (Боевая классика) is an informal group of teens who love old Zhigulis. They purchase the aged (often non-functioning) cars for kopeks, restore them, souping them up in their lilliputian garages, and then improvise nighttime races and rallies through city streets, in shopping complex parking lots, or on frozen lakes just outside the city.

Tags: youth, tolyatti, zhiguli, cars
4. City Spotlight: Barnaul

A carjacking museum, Soviet statues, and Hollywood letters: let's take a closer look at one of Russia's best-hidden gems, the city of Barnaul. 

Tags: lenin, Altai, medicine, food, cars, barnaul
5. Bovines, Berries, and Bros

This week, Lada outdoes itself; emergency services fall short; and cows (and men) finally get the appreciation they're due.

Tags: Moscow, food, social issues, cars, village life, farming, agriculture, Siberia
6. Cars, Car Accidents, and Vodka (Unrelated)

This week is full of surprises: Moscow schools train future journalists; cars branch out into new materials; and vodka exports decline, which is maybe less surprising than you'd think.

Tags: cars, pensions, vodka, safety, education, economy
7. Instant Karma on Sakhalin

Karma (and alcohol) lead a man in Sakhalin Island to have an eventful 24 hours.

Tags: alcohol, crime, cars, Far East, sakhalin
8. What Are You, Blind?

Somehow, a blind man in Orenburg has been sporting a drivers' license for the last two years.

Tags: cars, government, transport, health
9. A Win for the Lada

Russia's iconic domestic car has been the highest-selling automobile in the last six months.

Tags: automobile, business, economy, soviet era, Russia, cars
10. Fish Fights, Freight Trains, and Feminist Propaganda

This week, mammoths are ripe for the picking; fishy business practices turn violent; and a TV show is labelled a bad influence on Russian families.

Tags: feminism, transport, train, alcohol, wooly mammoth, food, cars, religion, television, lgbt, Siberia

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