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[BLOG] Some Monday links

  • blogTO reports on the mysterious alleged new neighbourhood of Bricketowne.
  • The Broadside Blog’s Caitlin Kelly wonders whether things or fun are ultimately preferable.
  • The Dragon’s Tales provides updates on the war in the Donbas.
  • Commenters at Joe. My. God. have fun with the Catholic priest who compares gay sex to trying to eat a bagel with your ears.
  • Language Hat links to the story of a woman who learned Uzbek.
  • Marginal Revolution notes slow economic growth in the European Union.
  • Peter Rukavina suggests that this year, the southeastern Prince Edward Island communities of Murray Harbour and Murray River are where it’s at.
  • The Russian Demographics Blog looks at historical waves of emigration from Russia.
  • Torontoist looks at the efforts of the city government in the 1940s to regulate traffic.
  • Towleroad notes how British rugby player Keegan Hirst has had a good time of it since coming out.
  • Window on Eurasia notes some Central Asian migrants returning from Russia bring HIV infections with them, suggests Russians are not innate fans of authoritarianism, notes the dim demographic prospects for Russia, and looks at Russian women marrying Chinese men.
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