These girls are eating watermelon at the Kamyshin Watermelon Festival in Volgograd (Volgograd Oblast). Trust me, “arbuz” is very popular in Russia… the Cossacks even pickle it!
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Now, this is the ticket… have Krokodil Gena (Cheburashka’s sidekick) as your centrepiece at your party…
I saw this on the RuNet… good, no? You can even eat it with your vodka… we’re not a bunch of drunks, are we?
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Illustration by Viktor Britvin
Amongst the Slavic peoples, the bear is one of the main characters in folklore zoölogy, being a symbol of fertility, health, and strength. The Slavs have always respected bears… they considered them the masters of the forest. The Slavs dated the coming of spring with the bears waking up from hibernation. They believed that bears had special wisdom, which could protect them from witchcraft, disease, and all sorts of bad things.
7 July 2016
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