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Tag Archives: Folklore

30 Jul
2021

Reading fairy tales and folklore can tell you a lot about a country and its culture. Russian folklore is full of interesting recurring characters, all with fascinating habits and powers. Here ...

10 Nov
2016

Festive dress depicts a culture like nothing else! Some of my best afternoons in Moscow involve happening upon an exhibition that is right up my alley when I least expect it. On a recent visit ...

30 Sep
2016

 

For some reason, few visitors to Moscow seem to know about the Ismailovo Kremlin. The word ‘Kremlin’ for most brings to mind the imposing and infamous scarlet walls around the ...