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1. My First Ivan Kupala

Ivan Kupala is a traditional Slavic celebration of the summer solstice, with many pagan and deeply symbolic rituals. How are these ancient customs celebrated and recreated today in modern Russia? 

Tags: culture, maslenitsa, summer, traditions, folklore, fire, dance, village life, village, celebrations, spirituality, paganism
2. Don't Diss the Dog Days

As spring heats slowly to the rapid days of summer, the canines of Russia are kept on their paws with special challenges of their own.

Tags: dance, dancing, canine, dog, entertainment, competition
3. Dance Like Everyone is Watching

Residents of Nizhny Novgorod were arrested for participating in a khorovod.

Tags: dance, Nizhny Novgorod
4. American Folk Dance? Ukrainians Can Swing It.

Swing dance talent and passion is surprisingly strong in Eastern Europe.

Tags: lithuania, st. petersburg, culture, cultural exchange, Ukraine, dance
5. The Rockets' Red Glare

In 1992, a famous American dancer visited the formerly closed seaport of Vladivostok. Then everything blew up.

Tags: history, vladivostok, dance
6. Cats, droids, and acrobatic rock & roll

A friendly robot graces the metro and a politically charged (and financed) dance studio gets footloose thanks to the youngest Putin. Also, happy World Cat Day!

Tags: russia, moscow, metro, putin, tikhonova, dance, cats, robot
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. It's Nutcracker Season!

It's that time of year again: dancing toys, mice, and candy, waltzing flowers, presents coming to life... But was this time of year always so closely tied to the Nutcracker?

Tags: 1812, russia, russian composer, nutcracker, ballet, russian music, Russians, dance
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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