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A Moscow park is selling souvenir maps of Russia, and this is what happens when you touch Crimea


Visitors to Moscow’s Zaryadye Park can purchase a neat souvenir: a puzzle map of Russia where each wooden piece makes up one of the country’s federal regions. The puzzle is on display in the park’s gift shop, where you’re free to move around the pieces on a magnetic plate. There is, however, one exception: Crimea has been glued in place (inaccurately far from the Krasnodar Krai, in fact).

The magnetic map of Russia was developed as part of a national program called “I Know Russia,” where contestants compete to assemble the map as quickly as possible.