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1. (Almost) Jet Ski Season, (Almost) Presidents, and Online (Almost) Learning

This week, Russia's government grapples with the ins-and-outs of distance learning, the Ministry of Economic Development is nonplussed by the effects of coronavirus, and we know what side of the bread a shipbuilder's head's butter is on.

Tags: st. petersburg, sports, Siberia, Internet, journalism, education, politics, economy
2. Kefir-Beer, a Dog Retiree, and a Grave Competition

This week: stamps honor highways, grave-diggers let loose, and Russia's cutest cop takes his leave.

Tags: death, economy, beer, science, russian post, animals, Siberia
3. Lighten Up, Russia

Experts report that Russian drinking habits over the last couple of months have gotten a bit lighter.

Tags: economy, statistics, beer, wine, vodka, alcohol
4. Weight, Weight, Don't Tell Me

Quarantine is hard on the mind, soul, and waistline.

Tags: health, economy, work, coronavirus
5. A Historic Drinking Development

A new report finds that, for the first time, Russians are drinking more coffee than tea.

Tags: food, economy, coffee, tea
6. Puppies, Mummies, and Jet Engines

This week inventiveness takes on coronavirus, men need red meat, and Victory Day is the pandemic's latest casualty.

Tags: military, Victory Day, economy, animals, Siberia, health, coronavirus
7. Some Things to Enjoy with Your Stacks of Toilet Paper

In this week's Odder News: post-Soviet leaders propose innovative treatments for coronavirus, phone chargers go bad, and Russian buyers have an opening in the European real estate market.

Tags: holidays, military, government, economy, belarus, Moscow, health
8. Beer, Balloons, and (GMO) Babies

Can samogon predict recessions? Can a balloon seduce Elon Musk? And can Putin grow babies in labs? Find out this and more in this week’s TWERF.

Tags: alcohol, economy, elon musk, putin
By Tiffany Zhu
9. How to name your baby (and not get arrested)

Baby BOCh rVF 260602 may have to change his name. Plus, Russia's protest potential, the shrinking middle class, and dabbling with Shamanism. 

Tags: Russia, law, protest, economy, Shamanism
By Alice E.M. Underwood
10. What the Panama Papers Mean for Russia: The Basics

The Panama Papers shocked the world this week with tales of corruption among the cream of the world's political crop. Here's what the allegations mean for Russian politics, economics, and society.

Tags: panama papers, politics, economy, corruption, putin, offshore
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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