Notes

Dedication

To Caylie Dean

Special Thanks

  • Sveltana at Russian-Translation.Ru
  • Flavin and the Upir’s Mark Puppet Crew
  • slaveboy thom
  • Fische
  • A.J.
  • Fargo, ND
  • Galina Z.

Research Notes

Relevant Reading

About.com
Maslenitsa: Shrovetide, Butter Week, or Pancake Week
http://goeasteurope.about.com/od/russia/a/maslenitsa.htm

Academic Dictionary
Slavic religion
http://universalium.academic.ru/245439/Slavic_religion

All Recipes
Blini (Russian Pancakes)
http://allrecipes.com/recipe/blini-russian-pancakes/

Asia Paranormal
Oregon Chang, Master Orthodox Occultist
What are Russian Vampires All About? ( Что русскому Вампиры Все О? )
11/18/2010
http://asiaparanormal.blogspot.com/2010/11/what-are-russian-vampires-all-about.html

Back in The Soviet Union
Soviet Punks 2
http://backinsu.blogspot.com/2009/07/soviet-punks-3.html

BMJ
Paediatricians meet to tackle child abuse in former Soviet bloc
http://www.bmj.com/content/324/7340/756.2.full

CALLAN CHYTHLOOK-SIFSOF
Professional Snowboarder, Olympian, X Games Medalist
http://callanx.wordpress.com/tag/russian-christmas/

Chicago Tribune News
Finding Cigarettes In The Soviet Union: It`s A Real Drag
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1990-07-28/news/9003030528_1_tobacco-sales-cigarette-tobacco-growing-areas/

Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World: Regulating Desire In The Early Modern World
By Merry Wiesner-Hanks
https://books.google.com/books?id=m2ShAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA169&lpg=PA169&dq=%22animal+masks%22+rituals+russia&source=bl&ots=LV4EMXAccQ&sig=SKMaq54i3HvYZzlU3zLQ8dWR8LM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ctCOVMihI4isyASApYKoDA&ved=0CEcQ6AEwCQ#v=onepage&q=%22animal%20masks%22%20rituals%20russia&f=false

Collapse of the USSR
E. Kaminski
http://www3.telus.net/EKaminski/collapse.htm

Daily Mail
Cold? Try Siberian winters like I did!
Edward Lucas
7 January 2010
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1240630/EDWARD-LUCAS-Cold-Try-Siberian-winters-like-I-did.html

Dreamstime
http://www.dreamstime.com/

Dtail
Vintage Leather Guitar Case
http://www.dtail.com/2012/03/vintage-leather-guitar-case/

English Russia
The Soviet Christmas Tree Decorations
http://englishrussia.com/2009/06/11/soviet-punks/

Ethnographic Bureau
Photo Gallery
http://ethnobs.ru/en/photogallery

EurasiaNet.org
Richard Weltz
3/23/2011
Former Soviet Union: What was Rock’s Role in the Collapse of Communism?
http://www.eurasianet.org/node/63139

Fashions
Valentina Kobtseva
http://www.kompost.ru/page80-p122.html

From the Barrelhouse
SOVIET PUNKS AND PUSSY RIOTS 1980-2012
http://fromthebarrelhouse.com/2012/08/18/soviet-punks-and-pussy-riots-1980-2012/

Foreign Prisoner Support Service
RUSSIAN PRISON TATTOOS
http://www.phaseloop.com/foreignprisoners/exp-russian_tats.html

Indymedia Ireland
Theories of Sub-Culture and Counter-Culture in the USSR – 60’s to the 80’s
http://www.indymedia.ie/article/91094

Journal of Social History
Under the Influence: Working-Class Drinking, Temperance, and Cultural Revolution in Russia, 1805-1932.
http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Under+the+Influence%3a+Working-Class+Drinking%2c+Temperance%2c+and+Cultural…-a0197666903

JOKES AS THE TRUTH ABOUT SOVIET
SOCIALISM

http://www.folklore.ee/folklore/vol46/davies.pdf

Metal Underground
“some music was meant to stay underground…”
http://www.metalunderground.com/news/index.cfm

Пиздец!
Russian-English slang dictionary
Charles Boutler
1997-2012
http://www.russki-mat.net/e/Russian.php

National Geographic
http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/ph

OldRussianCars.com
GAZ-24-10 “Volga” generation III
http://www.oldrussiancars.com/gaz-24-10-volga-generation-iii/

New York Times
Moscow Summit: Unmaking History and Debating Rights; Soviet Pupils Spared Exams While History Is Rewritten
http://www.nytimes.com/1988/05/31/world/moscow-summit-unmaking-history-debating-rights-soviet-pupils-spared-exams-while.html

Passport
Pagan Russia
John Harrison
http://www.passportmagazine.ru/article/1317/

Piereligion.org
Slavic Languages and Slavic Paganism
http://piereligion.org/slavic.html

Pravmir.com
Orthodox Christianity and the World
http://www.pravmir.com/the-inner-cell-from-orthodoxys-forgotten-precepts/

Pancake Week
Celebrate Russia’s most ancient and beloved festival of Maslenitsa (Shrovetide) with us!
http://www.transsiberian.com/index.php/pancake-week

RaisetheFist.com (Mirror)
Molotov Cocktails
Sherman Austin
(Link not provided here for safety reasons.)

Human Rights Watch
Report Documents Brutal Treatment in Russian Orphanages
http://www.hrw.org/news/1998/12/15/report-documents-brutal-treatment-russian-orphanages

Russia Beyond the Headlines
Russian punks: The ideology, music and lifestyle
http://rbth.ru/arts/2013/08/18/russian_punks_the_ideology_music_and_lifestyle_28995.html

Russian Gay Culture
Russian Gay History
Kevin Moss
http://community.middlebury.edu/~moss/RGC.html

Russian Life
Christmastide Tradition
http://www.russianlife.com/blog/christmastide-tradition/

Russian Punk
Co-opted and Washed-up by Vladimir Kozlov
http://www.razorcake.org/site/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=196

Russia Today
Back to the USSR
Ksenia Belmessova
5/30/2011
http://rt.com/online-exclusive/galleries/back-to-the-ussr/record-player-beach-portable/#record-player-beach-portable

Soviet-Empire.com
Soviet School Uniform
http://www.soviet-empire.com/ussr/viewtopic.php?%20f=120&t=48895

Soviet-Empire.com Forum
Homosexuality in the Soviet Union
Red-Metta
11/6/2009
http://www.soviet-empire.com/ussr/viewtopic.php?f=110&t=46952

Soviet Stuff
Exploring the everyday nostaglic stuff
http://sovietstuff.tumblr.com/post/3503530931/somewhat-what-a-typical-school-bag-looked

The Circumference
Maslenitsa Pagan Festival
http://www.thecircumference.org/maslenitsa-pagan-festival

The Jewish Daily Forward
Named for a Rapist?
http://forward.com/articles/126322/named-for-a-rapist/

The New Age of Russia. Occult and Esoteric Dimensions
Birgit Menzel, Michael Hagemeister, Bernice Rosenthal
http://www.esswe.org/#publications/the-new-age-of-russia-occult-and-esoteric-dimensions.html

The Occult in Modern Russia and Soviet Culture
Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal
http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/nceeer/1993-806-03-Rosenthal.pdf

The Soviet Christmas Tree Decorations
http://englishrussia.com/2009/12/31/the-soviet-christmas-tree-decorations/

The Song Of The Balalaika
Along the Paved Road
Folk Song
http://kaikracht.de/balalaika/english/songs/poul_txt.htm

The St. Petersburg Times
Father of Punk
http://www.sptimes.ru/index.php?action_id=100&story_id=35355

The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead
Melton, J.G.
1994
Detroit: Visible Ink Press. xxxi.
ISBN 0-8103-2295-1

The Wenatchee World

http://www.wenatcheeworld.com/news/2009/nov/17/former-%20area-resident-sentenced-to-25-years-in/

Third String Goalie
The Hockey Jersey of the Day Blog
http://thirdstringgoalie.blogspot.com/2010/06/1987-soviet-union-vladimir-krutov.html

Tusovka
Homosexuality in the Soviet Union and in today’s Russia
Anne Buetikofer
11/4/1999
http://www.savanne.ch/tusovka/en/pilot/homosexuality-russia.html

Vladislav Aleksandrovich Tretiak
Biography
http://www.bov.ch/hockey/tretiak.html

Which Festival Maslenitsa in Moscow
http://www.whichfestival.com/#!festival:maslenitsa-in-moscow-ru

Wikipedia
Irkutsk
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irkutsk

Neo-Nazism
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neo-Nazism#Russia

Satanic Cross
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satanic_Cross

Self-Harm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-harm

Vampire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vampire

Criminal tattoo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_tattoo#Russia_and_former_Soviet_republics

Various Articles
http://en.wikipedia.org/”

Антиалкогольные кампании в СССР
http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Антиалкогольные_кампании_в_СССР

The Barber of Siberia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Barber_of_Siberia

Yahoo Answers
Are there are a lot of skinheads/neo-Nazis in Irkutsk, Siberia?
Lev Davidovich
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090803180253AACcKyx

Wiccan Rede
Slavic Winter Solstice Festival – Koliada!
http://wiccanrede.org/2013/01/slavic-winter-solstice-festival-koliada/

YouTube
Awtomaticzeskie Udowletworiteli – Vsye ravno
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsyPkPyRYyU

Бригада С – Моя маленька бейба – Pleyboy_
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ppGdYZC6yI

РЕДКОЕ ВИДЕО “БРИГАДЫ С”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIkOafSrfb8&feature=related

Learn Russian: Russian Christmas Traditions and History
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCv2huUrKCY

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