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There are 20 item(s) tagged with the keyword "village".

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1. Fate's Debt Register

In which we visit a rather unique store in the Karelian village of Vedlozero. Which of course is far more than a store.

Tags: rural life, village, karelia
2. What's in a Name?

Yandex.Maps has completed a surprising study of all the places in Russia, and they even figured out how to get from the Moon to Mars. 

Tags: alphabet, travel, Internet, humor, village, towns, cities, yandex
3. Kvass

Our old gals in the village cast a wary eye on all food from the store, because who knows what they’ve got in there?

Tags: village, food, kvas
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. The Post Office

The only things in the village more important than the post office are the store that carries bread and the walk-in clinic. But when you come right down to it, the post office really is the bigger deal.

Tags: village, rural life, post office
8. Life is Just a Bowl of... Raspberries?

When you are deep in the woods, enjoying a day of raspberry picking with friends, anything is possible.

Tags: summer, dacha, village
9. New Trams, Old Memes, and New Monuments for Old Villages

This week's Odder News features monuments for dead villages, ancient memes, and a mirror for Putin.

Tags: putin, Moscow, film, Internet, monuments, environment, transport, lgbt, village, Siberia
10. Grandpa Cuckoo

What do you do with a thief and miscreant who just won’t stop thieving? Why, send him off to St. Petersburg of course.

Tags: rural, village

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