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There are 18 item(s) tagged with the keyword "village".

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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. Folklore Far Afield

Life and folklore in the remote Russian Far North

Tags: North, village life, village, folklore, folkart
10. 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

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