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There are 7 item(s) tagged with the keyword "village".

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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. Raspberry Beetles

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

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

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

Tags: cats, rural, village
6. 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
7. Fish

This mesmerizing novel from one of Russia’s most important modern authors traces the life journey of a selfless Russian everywoman. In the wake of the Soviet breakup, inexorable forces drag Vera across the breadth of the Russian empire. Facing a relentless onslaught of human and social trials, she swims against the current of life, countering adversity and pain with compassion and hope, in many ways personifying Mother Russia’s torment and resilience amid the Soviet disintegration.

Tags: Aleshkovsky, fiction, novel, village, provinces

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