Category - People

Czech people

If you look up the Czech Republic, you will find out that it’s a country in Europe that has been in existence since 1989, but the truth is, the country and especially the Czech people have a long history that dates way back before its independence...

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Famous people from Bosnia

When someone mentions Bosnia and Herzegovina, we usually think about wars and armed conflicts that have marred the history of this country (mostly the 20th century, but still, the history is marred). Unfortunately, outside of Bosnia (and the local...

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Slovenians

When someone says Slovenia, people usually think about a small mountainous European country in the northern part of the Balkan peninsula. More than ½ of its territory is covered in forests and greenery [1]. Slovenia stands at the crossroads of...

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Slavic women's and men's names

Every culture has its names. They do not occur by accident. The main values in a society, determine the nomenclature of its members. By getting to know the etymology of the most popular names inside of a group, we always get to know more about the...

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Russian books

Russian authors have created some of the most acclaimed literary works in the world. These famous Russians are known for many enduring novels such as Notes from Underground, and War and Peace. Russian contemporary art scene is a vibrant place...

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The Mighty Handful

The Five, also known as the Mighty Handful, or The Mighty Five were five prominent 19th-century Russian composers who created a distinct national style of classical music. Russian Five Composers 1. Mily Balakirev (1837 – 1910) Balakirev is one...

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Classical music

Russian culture is one of the main suppliers to the global art treasure. The famous Russian composers enriched the world we live in, with glorious melodies that remain a key lesson for those interested in classical music.  In the following...

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Russian ballerina

Russia is known for producing world-class ballet dancers and has a long and impressive history of ballet dating back to its first ballet company – the Imperial School of Ballet in St. Petersburg formed in the 1740s. Putting together a list of...

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Drakonaria

Slavic myths and folklore have been sources of inspiration for many artists around the world and within the Slavic countries. Ancient Slavs believed in many gods and goddesses but also revered a wide array of supernatural beings that, according to...

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Russian painting

Russian art is a unique piece in the great puzzle of the world’s art history that is characterized by a wide array of themes, artistic styles, and authentic methods that have created each of the movements and waves in this art realm. Up until...

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