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Collection of Translations of Russian Folk Songs - Biography of E.E. Lineva, translator of Russian tales.
Draznilkas-- Russian Children's Taunts - a short, humorous verse used by children to tease, taunt and play pranks on other children
GameTraditions: Lessons for Life - Article by Jann Lacoss dedicated to popular children games.
If It Dries Out, It's No Good - An article examines earlier manifestations of East Slavic beliefs about hair and sexuality as expressed in the traditional wedding ritual complex and in customs related to the rusalka.
Mr. Afanasiev's Naughty Little Secrets - The history of the tales that could not be printed in Russia until 1991.
MagicTales That End Badly - Examins the unusual kind of Russian tales.
New Materialson Russian Folklore from an American Archive - Folkloristic discoveries relating to the old stratum of traditional culture continue to be made in Russia on the threshold of the new millennium.
Ethnomusicology in Russia in Recent Years - An article from Mikhail Lobanov of Russian Institute for the History of the Arts.
Scholars Undertake Dictionary of the Language of Russian Folklore - Article about the scholarly school for the study of linguo-folkloristics under the direction of Professor A.T. Khrolenko in Kursk.
The Russian Journal Zhivaia Starina - Article about the magazine, published in Russian in 80s-90s of the XIX century and was a source of information about folklore genres, beliefs, mythology, and other aspects of folk culture.
Little Mos' Woman - Enhanting fairy tale from the Sukyrja village in the north-western corner of a Mansi (Vogul) area
Video Encyclopedia of Russian Folklore - Analysis of the folklore traditions in Southwestern Russia.
The Geser Epic - History and a text of the Buryat heroic epic.
Buryat Mongolian Mythology - Myths and Legends
Nishan Shaman - The Nishan epic describes the experiences of one of the great shamanesses of the past.
Traditional Culture of the Russians of Siberia - Articles on traditional feasts, folk wedding, songs, clothes of Russians, Belorussians and Ukrainian inhabitants of Siberia. Songs in mp3 format.
Russian Folklore Expedition - Research project seeking volunteers to document traditional mythology, costumes and music. Features project description, goals, history, and contact details.