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1. Cheburashka in the Fog

Just a little over a year ago, Russia was rocked by revelations that one of its most venerated authors of childrens’ fiction subjected his daughter to abuse in a cult.

Tags: cartoons, russian literature, literature, children
2. The Rainbow Menace

“The demand for primitive toys suggests that not all of society, but a certain stratum, are inclined to simple decisions. Our society is approaching a situation where we will collapse into the abyss of simple solutions to complex issues.”

– Russian psychologist, politician, and head of the Department of Personality Psychology at Moscow State University Alexander Asmolov warns of the risks of Simple-Dimples, Squishies, and Pop-its
Tags: toys, children, psychology, rospotrebnadzor, squishy, pop it, simple dimple
3. Internet Writing 101

Get ready for workout videos, dance clips, and photos of avocado toast: Russia's Ministry of Education is considering adding blogging to some curricula.

Tags: education, children, Internet
4. Drop and Give Me Fifty, Mr. Mayor

It's not very often that you see the mayor of a city get punished by a group of school-age children, but that's exactly what happened in Krasnoyarsk when mayor Sergei Eryomin lost a challenge.

Tags: politics, social media, school, children, technology, Krasnoyarsk
5. Pelmeni, Rogue Rivers, and Military Bands

In this week's Odder News, a military band delights a kindergarten class with songs from cartoons, Russian food might be able to make it in New York, and a Moscow nurse has had enough of this pandemic.

Tags: children, pelmeni, amur, ice, new york, Moscow
6. Half-Mermaid, Half-Dog, All Cute

A Russian nine-year-old is in the spotlight for inspiring a new stuffed animal for Ikea. 

Tags: art, Internet, family, children, business
7. Russian Government Goes Super Saiyan on Anime

Sorry, nerds: Russia has banned certain Japanese cartoons due to concerns of violence.

Tags: Japan, children, law, animation
8. Putin, Forest Work, and Gender Changes

This week, politicians are caught red-handed; surrogate motherhood and gambling are (apparently) the same; and Putin isn't as hip with the youth as you'd think.

Tags: military, children, women, money, gender, history, government, putin, social issues
9. Geography Lessons from Space

Russian astronauts on the ISS are preparing for a live lesson that will be broadcast via the Internet.

Tags: children, Moscow, Roscosmos
10. Cheburashka to Hit the Big Screen

One of the Soviet Union's most iconic characters is set to make his movie debut.

Tags: children, culture, soviet era, television, film

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