Girls during the holiday of Ivan Kupala

Why did Slavic girls braid their hair? How to determine if a girl is free or already has a fiancé? Just look at her hair. It was almost…

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Obdorsky prison

Northern exotics of Yamal: a hotel in a tent, deer, northern lights and stroganina The Arctic is wonderful! Until recently, travel to the Russian North seemed fantastically inaccessible….

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Vologda butter. Vereshchagin plant

Production of Vologda butter. It all began when, in 1870, at the World Dairy Exhibition in Paris, the special attention of Nikolai Vasilyevich Vereshchagin was attracted by butter,…

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Tuneli Massandra and the world's largest collection of wines

Wines “Massandra” are an exclusive collection of alcohol, which has become the hallmark of the Crimea. The wines made from our own raw materials are of impeccable quality…

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Jubilee gingerbread

It all started not in Tula, but in Europe: the predecessor of the Tula gingerbread has been known since the 13th century. This sweetness was presented at Christmas,…

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Russian herring under a fur coat

In the USSR, salted herring with onions was a universal way to arrange a quick holiday. But, of course, they used this fish for more intricate dishes. Herring…

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