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1. Car Crashes, Art, and Bikinis

This week arts and crafts flourish under quarantine; a heatwave hits an unlikely place, and coronavirus fashion hits a new high (or low?).

Tags: Moscow, animals, cars, art, women, weather, coronavirus, Siberia
2. Well, Well, Well...

A Siberian village names a well after a Soviet hero.

Tags: monuments, Siberia, world war ii, history, Victory Day
3. High Six!

A Russian city's redesigned seal sports an anatomical typo.

Tags: government, saint, religion, Siberia
4. Sarov: A City Closed

The nuclear research city of Sarov has been closed to outsiders since the 1940s. What is it like to live in a city with no future of opening up?

Tags: nuclear arms, closed cities, siberia
5. Snow Shovels, Hangovers, and Historical Revisions

This week: Russian telecomms habits shift, a St. Petersburg entrepreneur gets crafty, and being stuck at home means more alcohol intake.

Tags: crime, alcohol, business, putin, world war ii, history, Siberia, health
6. The Throat-Singing American

“People here usually say to me: you are different than we thought and from the way American people are shown on TV. And I am happy.” 

– Sean Quirk, an American who has been living in Tuva, Siberia for almost 20 years, and knowns the Tuvan language better than Russian

Tags: tuva, siberia, music
7. 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
8. No Booze for You

Nothing is sacred when it comes to fighting coronavirus. Not even vodka.

Tags: yakutsk, government, alcohol, Siberia, health
9. April Fooling Around... And Not

There will surely be some great April Fools' news items this week. These, however, are some that we wish were jokes.

Tags: animals, dagestan, Siberia, music, health, travel, transport
10. Even Reindeer Get the Blues!

Everyone's favorite yearly tundra jubilee has been postponed, perhaps until April.

Tags: youth, health, reindeer, culture, animals, Siberia

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