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Russia is a country in northern Eurasia (Europe and Asia). Being the largest country in the world, one eight of the habitable lands on Earth are Russian territories.
The collection of folktales from Russia consists of three books with 47 folktales.

The Russian Garland - Being Russian Folk Tales

Notes: Contains 17 Russian folktales, gathered form various Russian booklets.

Author: Various
Editor: Robert Steele
Published: 1916(US)
Publisher: A. M. Philpot, Limited, London; Robert M. McBride, NY

Old Peter's Russian tales

Notes: Contains 21 Russian folktales.

Author: Arthur Ransome
Published: 1916
Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., London, Edinbourgh, NY, Toronto, Paris

Folk Tales from the Russian

: Contains 9 Russian folktales.

Author: Various
Editor: Verra Xenophontovna Kalamatiano de Blumenthal
Published: 1903
Publisher: Unknown

What's interesting in Russia

St. Basilís Cathedral
is a Russian Orthodox church erected on Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Unique by design, this beautiful building is one of the best known Russian landmarks. St. Basilís Cathedral is included by UNESCO in the World Heritage List.

Kizhi Pogost
is a historical site from the 17th century located on Kizhi island, Russia. The Pogost consists of two large beautiful churches and a bell tower, all made from wood alone. Kizhi Pogost is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Lake Baikal
is the world's oldest and deepest lake. It is home to more than 1,700 species of plants and animals, two thirds of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Lake Baikal is among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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