Russian folk tale Wish upon a Pike

Without a doubt, there is no other folk tale in Russia more loved and respected than Russian folk tale Wish upon a Pike. The tale is actually an…

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Space inspired Palekh paintings

Space inspired Palekh paintings were published in the illustrated book-album of Soviet writer Albert Likhanov, Laureate of the State Prize of the RSFSR and the Lenin Komsomol. The…

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Stone Flower inspiration

Stone Flower inspiration. Fairy tale about Stone Flower was written by Russian writer Pavel Bazhov. The tale was included in the collection “The Malachite Casket”, based on Ural…

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Russian Snowmaiden Snegurochka

The residence of Ded Moroz (grandfather Frost, or Santa Claus) is known to all, it’s in Veliky Ustyug, the Vologda region. Russian Snowmaiden Snegurochka is supposed to live…

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Coolest Russian newspaper Kopeisk Worker

Coolest Russian newspaper Kopeisk Worker is from the provincial town of Kopeisk, Chelyabinsk region, the Urals. Chelyabinsk region has become famous worldwide due to meteorite (February 2013). Now…

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Russian actor and writer Vasily Shukshin

Russian actor and writer Vasily Shukshin is also known as a screenwriter and movie director. Vasily Shukshin was born on 25 July 1929 to a peasant family in…

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