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Russia and Rus culture and history

Medieval Treasures Added to UN's Heritage Sites

Of the 24 new sites added to UNESCO's list of heritage sites, several date to medieval times.

Russian Ethnologist Discusses the Role of the Spindle in Folklore

Svetlana Zhulnickova, who works for the Russian open air museum Karelia, has spent many years researching traditional Russian practices and how they affect folklore. In 1999, she gave a lecture on the use of the spindle in world folklore.

Russian and Slavic Research Material Available

Dame Aoife has done extensive research on sources for Slavs and Rus during the medieval time period. Her annoted links are now available.

"The Legacy of Genghis Khan" Exhibit in Los Angeles

An exhibit, "The Legacy of Genghis Khan: Courtly Art and Culture in Western Asia 1256-1353," will be at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art April 13-July 27, 2003.

RusCuisine.com Offers Authentic Russian Recipes

Looking for authentic Russian recipes? Check out RusCuisine.com!