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  • How Cyrillic Script Came to Be

    As you probably know, in Russia we use the Cyrillic alphabet as opposed to Latin. Why is that so, where did it come from, and were there other Slavonic scripts in the past?


  • What Birch Bark Manuscripts Tell Us About Russia’s Past

    Birches are one of the national symbols in Russia but in the past, they also had a very practical application: their bark was used for writing long before paper became an everyday item. Thankfully, some manuscripts have survived many centuries and researchers keep revealing their secrets.