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1. How to Survive in Russia

This week's Odder News features three survival stories: survival in the Russian wilderness, on the internet, and in a world filled with cell phones.

Tags: social media, health, Internet, rural, Russian Far East
2. Statistics are Stubborn

“Statistics are a stubborn thing, and even with my diagnosis you have a chance to get better! Just believe in it! I was just unlucky :)"

– A beloved and influential Russian oncologist, in his last Facebook post before he died of cancer.

Tags: health, science, medicine
3. Ringing in the Plump New Year

It’s that time of year: Americans are busy making — and breaking — their New Year’s resolutions. Russians are too smart to put themselves through such torture.

Tags: language, health
4. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language
5. Tis the Season for Pickled Ferns and Ice Cream

Fish aren’t food, ice cream is medicine, ferns are pickles

Tags: fishing, fish, milk, Halloween, children, elderly, work, study, pickle, health, ice cream
6. The Illegal and the Unbelievable

This week’s “criminals”: politicians with dead souls, chocolate Robin Hoods, kid-conductors, and a woman who just wants to go home.

Tags: nature, workers, sport, Yekaterinburg, health, science, Moscow, Gogol, crime
7. The Last Hero

A train ride, a war hero, sunflower fields, and the Loch Ness monster - just another day on the road for the Children of 1917 team.

Tags: WWII, travel, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
8. Two Samara Stories

In which we move east to Samara, on the Volga River, and meet two centenarians living alone in very different ways.

Tags: travel, humor, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
9. Another Moment of Zen

In which we are reminded of a 1924 decision about train schedules.

Tags: travel, humor, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson
10. The Orphan

Given the historical and personal realities she faced, Maria Konyayeva was very unlikely to live to 100 when she was born in 1917. And yet here she is.

Tags: travel, children of 1917, health
By Paul E. Richardson

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