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1. Drinking Not En-Cur-Aged

If you’re craving hair of the dog, Russia’s State Duma might recommend leaving the dog—or any pet, for that matter—behind.

Tags: state duma, duma, public safety, drunkenness, intoxication, legislation, pets, dogs, dog
2. Scooter Blacklist

The Moscow City Duma is proposing safety regulations that will help prevent Muscovites from scootering into peril. 

Tags: transport, bikes, automobile, duma, safety
3. Astronaut Food, Monsieur Tussauds, and a Four-Day Workweek

In this week's Odder News, Russia goes wild for Yuri Gagarin, a new law against potty mouths backfires, and a four-day workweek may be imminent.

Tags: duma, social media, social media, scuba diving, museum, Moscow, cosmonaut, gagarin
4. Draining the Tanks

The Russian Duma is seriously considering putting a slow end to the dolphin and whale display industry.

Tags: duma, ocean, aquarium, dolphinarium
5. Sports, Sleep, and the State Duma

This week's Odder News features Russian athletes making international news, low-tax sports gear, and more opportunity for restful shut-eye.

Tags: remont, exercise, duma, mixed martial arts, UFC, hockey, russian government
6. Tsargrad the Litmus Tester

The “Orthodox oligarch” is starting a political organization to promote politicians who share his views.

Tags: duma, political activity
7. Should the Duma Broadcast in the Bathroom? Funny You Should Ask.

“I noticed that there are places here, shall we say, for contemplation.” said a Duma deputy, referring to… the bathroom. He continued: “And when important issues are being discussed, they should broadcast it there.”

Tags: humor, law, duma
8. Domestic Violence Debate Turns Ugly

Discussion in Russia about domestic violence has gotten more serious over the past few years, and a showdown seems to be on the horizon.

Tags: duma, law, domestic violence
9. From Russia with Love

Russia’s full of crazy (but lovable) animal stories this week: polar bears, camels, and fathers, oh my!

Tags: duma, putin, polar bears, animals, arctic
By Irina Bukharin
10. Politics and Technology: And never the twain should meet

To selfie or not to selfie? That is the question, or at least one of the questions, addressed this week.

Tags: yandex, moscow, politics, duma
By Irina Bukharin

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