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Welcome to the Unknown Russia

    The scholars, Institute of World Literature, Russian Academy of Sciences, Yelena Minyonok, welcome research project Russian Folklore Expedition, Earthwatch Institute (1995-2000), (2004-2007), 225 volunteers from 17 countries, successfully investigated more 210 villages, recorded 5000 songs, 4000 mythological stories, videotaped, folklore rituals, ten years were not enough to succeed in recording, regulating, systematizing, explaining all the phenomena of spiritual, material culture, welcome volunteers,continue our project.

Thank you to all who are ready to help us! Through your efforts we have an opportunity to document unique Russian traditions from oblivion. Please, for any information about participation in the Russian Folklore Expedition send your e-mail directly to Principle Investigator Yelena Minyonok at:

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