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Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Synaesthesia: The Crossing of the Senses
"We interpret one sense by another." William Hazlitt "Although medicine has known about synaesthesia for three centuries, it keeps forgetting that it knows. Richard Cytowic, in "Synaesthesia: Phenomenology and Neuropsychology a Review of...
Modern Science >> Synesthesia
Hyperspace Reality
Despite the fact that the 'new' physics, a godchild of the Einsteinian revolution has taught us that the Universe we perceive is a mere shadow of a vastly more unpredictable one, most of us still view the world in a distinctly materialistic way. A world where...
Modern Science >> New Physics
Everyday Earth
When you think of "Earth" what comes to mind? Perhaps you feel the stable element of solidity and grounding. Or maybe you see Earth as the third planet from the Sun. Or for you, is Earth the rich brown soil in your own backyard? Earth is all these...
The Elements >> Earth
Baba Yaga
An aged crone, often described as a witch or an ogress, who dwells in the forest and appears in several Russian folktales. In some sources She is solitary, in others She is any of three sisters, each having the same name. She/They dwell in a marvelous hut,...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
(Gift-Lord, The God of Gifts) East Slavonic A God of sun and warmth, son of Svarog and one of the eight primary Slavonic deities. He is regarded as the ultimate ancestor of the Russian people, and even today a poetic reference to Russians can be made using...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic

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Russian Borrowings in English: Similarities and Differences in
on one area for which etymological references are vital: foreign elements in the English lexicon.
Slavica tergestina 7 (1999) TOWARDS THE ETYMOLOGY OF
Slavica tergestina 7 (1999). TOWARDS THE ETYMOLOGY. OF RUSSIAN TOPOL ' 'POPLAR'1.
Reference Books On Jewish Names
Russian-Jewish Given Names. Avotaynu, 1998. 6000 Jewish given names used in Russia at the turn of the 20th century.
rus og viking til pdf
Here I would like to add a point to this reasoning. The terms Russia.
The Semantic Development of the Cognates Russian

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Agitprop in Chi-Town Agitprop in Chi-Town
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines agitprop as political propaganda promulgated chiefly in literature, drama, music, or art and goes on to provide us the Russian etymology of the word — a truncated combination of agitatsiya (agitation) and propaganda.

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History of the Russian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the debate concerning derivation of the words Rus and Russia, see Etymology of Rus and derivatives and Rus' (people).
Rus (name) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A number of alternative etymologies have been suggested.
Russia - Online Etymology Dictionary
1530s, from M.L. Russi "the people of Russia," from Rus, the native name of the people and the country (cf. Russian Etymological Dictionary (Russian Studies
This dictionary provides a systematic analysis of Russian word derivations, describing the etymology of 1500 central words in the language.
Medved: etymology of the Russian word for 'bear' at Bill

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