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1. Cheerleaders, Croquet, and Persistent Coronavirus

In this week's Odder News, cheerleaders and lawmakers band together, croquet culture spreads to Russia, and youthful exuberance leads to a joyride.

Tags: politics, health, children, travel, transport
2. Vote for Oleg, Not Olga

A public opinion survey reveals that Russians are averse to a woman holding Putin's office.

Tags: opinion, study, politics, government, women, international women's day
3. Oh, Deer.

Sakhalin Island deputies introduce legislation to revive a shrinking livestock trade: reindeer herding.

Tags: agriculture, industry, politics, animals, reindeer
4. Sleeping Naked, Oh, and Tanks

This week's Odder News: Belarus, the "Switzerland of the East," quiet hours, and tank-fueled wedding proposals.

Tags: belarus, Internet, politics, health, military
5. St. Petersburg Hold-'em

A St. Petersburg municipal politician has resigned after the discovery of an underground casino in his apartment.

Tags: city life, politics, games, st. petersburg
6. You'll Spritz Your Eye Out: Testing Putin Cologne

All I want for Christmas is to smell like Putin. (Unboxing a mysterious Putin-esque cologne.)

Tags: fashion, politics, humor, putin
7. The Mayor Departs

Yury Luzhkov, who died in December from complications during routine heart surgery, is difficult to pin to a particular pantheon of Russian political figures.

Tags: Luzhkov, politics, moscow
8. A Brief History of Political Insults

News of Russian courts punishing people for what they write or comment online is no longer anything out of the ordinary.

Tags: law, anti-terrorist laws, politics
9. Diving and Driving into Summer Holidays

There’s lots of ways to have fun, whether it be a patriotic holiday or an “unpatriotic” game.

Tags: sakhalin, Kamchatka, politics, stalin, russia day
10. A Dangerous Film about Dangerous Wars

Pavel Lungin’s controversial film Братство is nothing new, but its political context is — and that’s what makes it so dangerous.

Tags: military, politics, Soviet-Afghan War, afghanistan, war, film

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