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There are 8 item(s) tagged with the keyword "village life".

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1. Not the End of the World

After being made redundant as a lighthouse keeper on a remote White Sea island, Lyudmila has taken it upon herself to defend her dying village from government indifference.

Tags: North, Karelia, village life, lighthouses
2. The Patty Shop

In Russia, a bus ride is always more than a bus ride, especially when it stops over at Klava’s patty shop.

Tags: beer, village life
3. Folklore Far Afield

Life and folklore in the remote Russian Far North

Tags: North, village life, village, folklore, folkart
4. A Winter's Tale (mostly about valenki)

In Russia, valenki are as near as you can get to the country's number-one footwear after regular leather boots.

Tags: village life, valenki
5. The Loss of Laura Williams

Laura Williams, a long-time contributor to Russian Life (author of the wonderful book, Notes from a Russian Village), passed away suddenly on October 28, 2018.

Tags: writers, village life
By Paul E. Richardson
6. Travel Notes

Most beautiful village takes it on the chin, movie museum, Kremlin foundations, and more.

Tags: village life, belarus, kremlin, travel
7. Cold Hard Facts

I just returned from our village in Tver region, and have some sad news to share.

Tags: healthcare, village life, elderly
By Mitya Aleshkovsky
8. Stargorod: A Novel in Many Voices

Stargorod is a mid-sized provincial city that exists only in Russian metaphorical space. It has its roots in Gogol, and Ilf and Petrov, and is a place far from Moscow, but close to Russian hearts. It is a place of mystery and normality, of provincial innocence and Black Earth wisdom. Strange, inexplicable things happen in Stargorod. So do good things. And bad things. A lot like life everywhere, one might say. Only with a heavy dose of vodka, longing and mystery.

Tags: fiction, russian history, Aleshkovsky, village life, soviet era, perestroika

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