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21. Musk vs. Putin

Elon Musk receives backlash after challenging Vladimir Putin on Twitter.

Tags: war in ukraine, putin, twitter, vladimir putin, elon musk
22. The "Z" Symbol

Russian gymnast Ivan Kuliak faces punishment for flaunting the new "Z" symbol in support of the Russian invasion on Ukraine. 

Tags: war in ukraine, vladimir putin, Russia, World Cup, gymnastics
23. No War Please

Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev writes a "no war please" message on a camera after a match. 

Tags: sports, international relations, conflict, vladimir putin, Ukraine, war
24. Ukraine Invasions and Justifications: Catherine the Great Got There First

An illustrated history that draws parallels between a potential invasion of Ukraine today and Catherine the Great’s occupation and annexation of Crimea in the late 1700s.
 

Tags: illustrations, Russo-Turkish War, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, Grigory Potemkin, Catherine the Great, Crimea
25. Punk Rock, Folklore, and Putin

In which we unpack what Putin had to say about Ukraine while in France and what it's got to do with a punk band and a folk ditty.

Tags: Ukraine, international relations, france, vladimir putin
26. Courting Father Christmas

"Since I am also a lawyer, I can act as an attorney for Father Christmas, and remind the plaintiff that Father Christmas fulfills wishes and gives gifts only to good girls and boys. Let him analyze his behavior and, perhaps, find something that has prevented Father Christmas from presenting him with gifts for the New Year holidays. This will be the main line of defense."

–  On December 23, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to defend Father Christmas after a St. Petersburg lawyer sued the gift-bringer.
Tags: court, lawyer, gifts, new year, holiday, vladimir putin, putin, father christmas, ded moroz, Christmas
27. New Moo

In which, after not a small bureaucratic scuffle, a thirteen-year-old boy receives the gift from Putin that we all are really hoping for this Christmas: a brand new cow. 

Tags: dairy, agriculture, bureaucracy, Yakutia, gifts, cows, vladimir putin, putin
28. Putin's Pretty Pensive

“Everything in the world displeases me, but, above all, my displeasure in everything displeases me.”

– “Darth Putin” on Twitter parodies Russian President Vladimir Putin’s comments after his meeting with Joe Biden on Wednesday, June 16
Tags: Internet, international relations, press conference, conference, geneva, joe biden, vladimir putin
29. Russia's Days Off

“Russian means rested."

– Twitter user @zhenya_indigo appreciated a surprise long holiday for the first ten days of May in the Russian Federation. Earlier in the week, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the request of Anna Popova, the head of Rospotrebnadzor, when she proposed consecutive days of holiday for Russia’s citizens. In addition to Labor Day on May 1 and Victory Day on May 9, the population will have the fourth through the seventh to rest. “If you think that it is necessary, well, we will do so,” Putin said in response to the proposal.

Tags: vladimir putin, may 9, labor day, victory day, may 1
30. Schoolboy Spat

“During childhood, when we argued with each other in the yard, we’d say: It takes one to know one!”

– Vladimir Putin comments on Joe Biden’s belief that the President of the Russian Federation is a “killer.”

Tags: politics, joe biden, putin, vladimir putin

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