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Kostroma

Author: Obsidian

(from "Koster" = 'bonfire') A fertility Goddess, personification of spring, who dies at the end of spring, only to arise once more at the end of winter. She was represented as girl dressed in white with oak branch in the hand. Her thatched scarecrow is burnt in a bonfire on the holiday of "Parting of Spring".

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There's none of that now," he said at a meeting with Kostroma police officials Thursday, RIA-Novosti reported.
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Actress Natalya Zakharova, convicted of arson in France in 2006, was released Tuesday from a prison in the Kostroma region where she was serving her sentence, Interfax said.
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Kostroma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kostroma (Russian: Кострома́) is a historic city and the administrative center of Kostroma Oblast, Russia.
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Kostroma Travel Guide - VirtualTourist
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