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There are 11 item(s) tagged with the keyword "village".

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1. 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
2. Folklore Far Afield

Life and folklore in the remote Russian Far North

Tags: North, village life, village, folklore, folkart
3. Lyonushka and Ruble Bill

How do you win over the village beauty who has a thing for animals? Kolya is determined to find out.

Tags: love, animals, village
4. September/October 2019

Mysteries of the Altai * History of Russian Scouting * A Private Farmer * Lyonushka and Ruble Bill * Mushrooms * The Language of Fall and Trees * Yeltsin's Notorious Bridge Incident * Ivan the Terrible's Second Wife

Tags: village, scouts, altai, yeltsin
5. Nikolayev's Birthday

It was Nikolayev’s birthday, which in ordinary years would always start bright and early... but this was no ordinary year...

Tags: celebrations, birthday, village
6. Someone Else's Granny

Even when you do a good deed, you need to pay attention, or you may chart a new road to humility.

Tags: babushkas, village, church, rural
7. Two Fishing Tales

Fishing can tell you a lot about life in the countryside, about sickness and health, chance and Fate, to say nothing of electricity and sausage

Tags: village, fishing
8. Raspberry Beetles

It is surprisingly simple (in certain circumstances) to mix up homebrew with other, less harmful things.

Tags: alcohol, dacha, village
9. Nikolayev and Lyuska

“Nikolayev hated the cat, wet socks, and his mother-in-law.”

Tags: cats, rural, village
10. The Most Beautiful Village in Russia

Last week tiny Kinerma was named as this year's "most beautiful Russian village." As it turns out, Kinerma was a stop on The Spine of Russia project...

Tags: Karelia, village, history
By Paul E. Richardson

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