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11. 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
12. An Immigrant's Story, with Cake

Polina Chesnakova's family moved from Russia to Georgia, then from Georgia to Ukraine, and to the US. A cookbook author and cooking instructor, Chesnakova keeps her family traditions alive through cooking and baking, and inspiring others.

Tags: culture, cuisine, georgia
By Anna Kharzeeva
13. Cheburashka to Hit the Big Screen

One of the Soviet Union's most iconic characters is set to make his movie debut.

Tags: children, culture, soviet era, television, film
14. Russia's Smallest Ethnic Group

The smallest ethnos in the Russian Federation is an Avar sub-culture in the Caucasus.

Tags: social issues, sociology, native culture, native peoples, culture
15. Soccer, Victory Day, and Virtual Culture

This week: soccer games return, cultural events go online, and an 11-year-old girl makes us all look like pansies.

Tags: sports, culture, health, Victory Day, alcohol, coronavirus
16. Even Reindeer Get the Blues!

Everyone's favorite yearly tundra jubilee has been postponed, perhaps until April.

Tags: youth, health, reindeer, culture, animals, Siberia
17. The Government Inspector Gets a Monument

A town in Volgograd Oblast prepares to welcome Gogol's Inspector... again.

Tags: Volgograd, culture, monuments, towns, literature, Gogol
18. (Don't!) Touch for Good Luck

Urban legends and superstitions made some sculptures in Moscow and St. Petersburg too famous for their own good, and some culture officials have had enough.

Tags: history, culture, art, st. petersburg, tourism
19. American Folk Dance? Ukrainians Can Swing It.

Swing dance talent and passion is surprisingly strong in Eastern Europe.

Tags: lithuania, st. petersburg, culture, cultural exchange, Ukraine, dance
20. Bite Marks

Is Russia somehow different from other nations, or is it just like any other?

Tags: culture, history

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