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Russia...my mom handmade a costume similar to this when I was a little girl....this one is so beautiful and regal.

Russia...my mom handmade a costume similar to this when I was a little girl....this one is so beautiful and regal.

Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats. 16th century, modern replica. #history

Traditional costumes of boyars, Russian medieval aristocrats. 16th century, modern replica. #history

The Matryoshka , or nested doll, originated in Moscow over 100 years ago, and remains an endearing symbol of Russian culture.

The Matryoshka , or nested doll, originated in Moscow over 100 years ago, and remains an endearing symbol of Russian culture.

Tourists enjoy a view of one of the most popular attractions in St Petersburg - The Church of the Savior on Blood. Russia

Tourists enjoy a view of one of the most popular attractions in St Petersburg - The Church of the Savior on Blood. Russia

I think maybe i was born to live in rural Russia. Life in rural Russia - Imgur

Life in rural Russia

I think maybe i was born to live in rural Russia. Life in rural Russia - Imgur

Russian traditional costume of a young girl from Vologda Province, early 20th century. #folk #art

Russian traditional costume of a young girl from Vologda Province, early 20th century. #folk #art

Russian wool shawl, black with pink and orange roses and rowan berries, folk…

Russian wool shawl, black with pink and orange roses and rowan berries, folk shawl, bohemian wrap, pavlovo posad, babushka, piano shawl

Russian wool shawl, black with pink and orange roses and rowan berries, folk…

The Eastern Orthodox marriage ceremony includes the "crowning" of the couple. They are told their role is to be the rulers of their household, but also that these are crowns of martyrdom. (The crown in Byzantine iconography indicates the person died for Christ. "Martyria" means witness; they witnesses their commitment to Christ) The sacrificial aspect of marriage is emphasized in the words of the rite.

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The Eastern Orthodox marriage ceremony includes the "crowning" of the couple. They are told their role is to be the rulers of their household, but also that these are crowns of martyrdom. (The crown in Byzantine iconography indicates the person died for Christ. "Martyria" means witness; they witnesses their commitment to Christ) The sacrificial aspect of marriage is emphasized in the words of the rite.

Learn 20 Russian words and phrases that are used in conversational Russian. Some of these words are mild slang while others are diminutives nouns.

Learn 20 Russian words and phrases that are used in conversational Russian. Some of these words are mild slang while others are diminutives nouns.

Russian babushka (grandmother) | The central figure of all good Russian stories

Russian babushka (grandmother) | The central figure of all good Russian stories