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11. Soccer Takes Over St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg hosts one-eleventh of the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament this summer.

Tags: st. petersburg, krestovsky island, COVID, Moscow, football, uefa, soccer
12. Get Them Vacs A-Rollin'

“The main condition is that the first shot of the vaccine must be administered between the 15th and 25th of June 2021 at the vaccination points of the Ministry of Health of the Moscow Region. For this purpose, you can choose any drug: ‘Sputnik V,’ ‘EpiVacCorona,’ and ‘KoviVak.’”

– On June 13, Governor of Moscow Oblast Andrei Vorobyov announced a lottery to win a new apartment.
Tags: raffle, lottery, sergei sobyanin, andrei vorobyov, vaccine, covid 19, covid
13. Get You With the Big Gun

“Simple and reliable, like a Kalashnikov assault rifle.”

– Putin's assessment of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, broadcast on television channel Russia 24 on May 6.
Tags: kalashnikov, assault rifle, rifle, sputnik v, covid 19, covid, vaccine
14. Sputnik V is Quite Alright

“The fact of the matter is, 80 or 85% of Serbians want the Russian vaccine Sputnik V."

– Down with the naysayers! On May 4, Russian news outlet Izvestiya published a written interview with the Serbian Ambassador Miroslav Lazanski where he explained that, while Serbians choose themselves which vaccine they will receive, the majority would prefer Sputnik V. Remember when The world poo-poo’d the Russian decision to vaccinate without full clinical trials? It looks like not everyone’s complaining these days…

Tags: COVID, coronavirus, sputnik v, vaccine, covid 19, serbia
15. Play-Doh, Vaccinated Pets, and Irish Whiskey

In this week's Odder News: the Play-Doh version of Moscow, the Russian version of Irish whiskey, and the Red Bull version of ice skating.

Tags: play-doh, whiskey, vaccine, COVID, pets, skating
16. Who's Not Done With Quarantine?

Russia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs was caught with his mask up while on a work trip to China.

Tags: sergei lavrov, pandemic, covid, mask, china
17. Coming Up Roses

After one year of pandemic, Russia's economy is looking dandy while others are on the verge of collapse. Or so says new research.

Tags: COVID, vaccine, economics, ruble, pandemic
18. Can't Bear to Watch

A nurse injects a performer in a bear costume with Russia’s Gam- COVID-Vac vaccine (under the brand name of Sputnik V) at a temporary COVID-19 vaccination site in Moscow’s Shchyolkovsky shopping centre.

Tags: COVID
19. Sputnik Rap, Dolls, and Animal Skulls

In this week's Odder News, how one man spent his pandemic, prisoners teach us how to get out of the pandemic, and a new video game connects you to the Russian police.

Tags: crime, COVID, museums, police
20. Russian Medics Recognized

“In the Russian Federation, we have witnessed the heroic dedication, professionalism, and selflessness of all medical workers in the fight against COVID-19. From the first days of the pandemic, they worked on the front line and risked their health and lives every minute.”

– From a report by Hans Kluge, Director of the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization (WHO), and Melita Vujnovich, representative of the organization in Russia, on Russian medical workers’ stellar performance throughout the pandemic

Tags: coronavirus, COVID

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