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Why the Fuck is Putin Bathing in Deer Blood?

In this week’s “Only in Russia” news: President Vladimir Putin is reportedly bathing in blood extracted from the severed antlers of maral deer. It’s not just…

The Source of Russia’s Notorious Hatred for Gay People

In Russia, the “Gay Lobby” is seen as a social contagion — highly infectious and spreading fast. “Society believes we can multiply,” says Evgeny Osin, a professor…