Tag: Russia

Baba Yaga is a familiar figure in Slavic folklore, particularly in Russia. Her name has a few possible origins.¬†Baba is the easy part: in most Slavic languages, it means “grandmother”…

Friday Folklore

In Slavic culture, particularly Russia, there exists a legendary creature called the Firebird. Unlike the Phoenix, it’s red-gold with crystalline eyes. There’s also no indication that the Firebird has the…

Friday Folklore