Category - Culture

The wedding is one of the most important Polish family celebrations. First there is the engagement period called Oswiadczyny, Zareczyny or Zrekowiny. The wedding day is set up by young people. Invitation time called: Zaprosiny or Oprosiny. Wedding...

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contemporary russian artists

This is a short introduction to modern Russian artists in the genre of realism showcasing their work accompanied by a short biography of the artist. Aleksandr Yurievich Averyanov Aleksandr Yurievich Averyanov is an artist famous for painting Russian...

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Slavic festivals

As a nation, Slavs are many things, but boring is not one of them. They are renowned for their hospitality and good spirit. Love of festivities is another thing that can easily describe this nation. This is why the number of festivals they celebrate...

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russian prison tattoos

After the fall of the Soviet Union, the life of the vory v zakone (or thieves in law, members of Russian organized crime) has become a subject of great interest. From life in prison to the stories of individuals, this almost secretive organization...

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Eastern European temple rings

Costumes of Slavic women from 8th to 15th centuries were inspired by the astonishingly beautiful culture of the Byzantine Empire. One of the things borrowed by the Slavs from Byzantium culture were temple rings. Slavic tribes integrated this...

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