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There are 27 item(s) tagged with the keyword "village life".

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1. Socks

A pensioner decides that woolens are the answer, but can't seem to convince his neighbors.

Tags: war in ukraine, village life
2. A Wall of Resistance

A Russian shopkeeper's picture went viral after using the walls of his shop to express opposition to the invasion of Ukraine.

Tags: war in ukraine, resistance, dissent, village life
3. The Tankman and the Sailor

A tank driver and a navy man are united in their feelings about war, but perhaps not as you think.

Tags: veterans, war, village life, village
4. All the Village Is a Stage

Performance art, adventure, and psychedelia in a Russian village. What more could you want?

Tags: towns, village life, art, theater
5. Nine Lives of Crime

While that face might look sweet and innocent, recent allegations against Pushok the cat claim otherwise. 

Tags: village life, dog, Leningrad Region, crime, cats, cat
6. The Heat

There’s no doing without hay in the village. The cows eat it, and the sheep, and the hens need loads of it for their nests. And it comes in handy for people too, when they stuff their mattresses with it and lie on them forevermore, because the scent is just marvelous.

Tags: village life
7. An Architectural Crime; or, Shedquarters

A new village police station, unveiled with much pomp, occupies what appears to be a repurposed corrugated metal shed.

Tags: government, cities, towns, village life, corruption, police
8. Let There Be Light

A policeman had a bright idea for how to use his money to help his native village. 

Tags: village, village life, public safety, safety, police, Caucasus
9. Stubborn as a Swan

Honk honk! There's a swan in the middle of the road. 

Tags: pets, animals, video, TikTok, village life, village, swans
10. My First Ivan Kupala

Ivan Kupala is a traditional Slavic celebration of the summer solstice, with many pagan and deeply symbolic rituals. How are these ancient customs celebrated and recreated today in modern Russia? 

Tags: culture, maslenitsa, summer, traditions, folklore, fire, dance, village life, village, celebrations, spirituality, paganism

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