Notes

Research Sources

About.com
Maslenitsa: Shrovetide, Butter Week, or Pancake Week
http://goeasteurope.about.com/od/russia/a/maslenitsa.htm
By Huda, About.com Guide
http://islam.about.com/od/jihad/f/jihad.htm

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

Academos 
Roma (Gypsies) Russia
3/27/95
Jonathan Fox
http://academos.ro/sites/default/files/biblio-docs/769/mar99_russia_romas.pdf

Afro-Europe International Blog
Black people in Russia News round-up
JUNE 5, 2011
http://afroeurope.blogspot.com/2011/06/black-people-in-russia-news-round-up.html

African American In Russia
http://waytorussia.net/TalkLounge/conversation2047.html

All Change! Romani Studies through Romani Eyes
Damian Le Bas, Thomas Acton
http://www.herts.ac.uk/about-us/our-structure/subsidiary-companies/uh-press/romani-studies/all-change

Al Maidan Alco FZE
History of Vodka, its export and struggles for traditional brands in modern Russia
Information from http://www.spimport.ru/english.php
http://www.maidanalco.com/history.htm

Alexeeva, Ludmilla
History of Dissent in the USSR (book)

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

Alternative Dictionaries
http://www.alternative-dictionaries.net/

Alternative Look
Chinese Tattoo Method
http://www.alternativelook.net/chinese-tattoo-method/

American University Washington College of Law
Minority Rights: The Failure of International Law to Protect the Roma
Mary Ellen Tsekos
http://www.wcl.american.edu/hrbrief/09/3roma.cfm

Archive.org
Alix Lamberts The Mark of Cain
http://archive.org/details/AlixLambertsTheMarkOfCain

ArmyRecognition.com
http://www.armyrecognition.com/images/stories/news/2008/december/General_Nikola%EF_Makarov_chief_of_general_staff_Russian_Army_001.jpg

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

Associated Press/Seattle Times
Gypsy wedding stalled as child bride protests
Alison Mutler
http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20030928&slug=romawed28 

ARCHIVE OF THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE 2008-2012 PRIME MINISTER OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION VLADIMIR PUTIN
Russian Newsweek
February 16, 2009
Showing off is more important
http://archive.premier.gov.ru/eng/premier/press/ru/2196/

Art History Unstuffed
RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE ART AND REVOLUTION
http://www.arthistoryunstuffed.com/tag/neo-primitivism-1908-12/

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

Balkan Project
Who We Were, Who We Are: Kosovar Roma Oral Histories
Roma Culture: Weddings
2003-2009
CSD
http://web.archive.org/web/20110725035657/http://www.balkanproject.org/roma/weddings.shtml

Baum, Bruce David
The rise and fall of the Caucasian race: a political history of racial identity
http://books.google.com/books?id=TnVgKpqCxzQC&pg=PA230&lpg=PA230&dq=caucasian+russian+black&source=bl&ots=CcXHXUxpsp&sig=oLEPwdRkpWjoWm7RCksVDTAC9o4&hl=en&sa=X&ei=RJOjUfvtMMWDywHM9IC4CQ&ved=0CHMQ6AEwCw#v=onepage&q=caucasian%20russian%20black&f=false

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

Blowing Up Russia: The Secret Plot to Bring Back KGB Terror
2007
Alexander Litvinenko and Yuri Felshtinsk
http://www.encounterbooks.com/books/blowinguprussia/

Business Insider
Heres Why So Many Crazy Russian Car Crashes Are Caught On Camera
http://www.businessinsider.com/why-russian-drivers-have-dash-cams-2012-12

The Shocking Details That Werent Included In NatGeos Russian Prison Documentary
http://www.businessinsider.com/allegations-about-russian-prisons-2013-11

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

Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement
http://cmje.org/

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/

Child Welfare Information Gateway
Handling False Allegations of Child Abuse and Neglect
https://www.childwelfare.gov/adoption/adopt_parenting/allegations.cfm

Chotki
Orthodox Prayer Ropes (Chotki / Komboskini)
http://www.chotki.com/

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

City-Data
How are African Americans treated in Europe (stereotype, Russian, rich)
07-09-2012
http://www.city-data.com/forum/europe/1633298-how-african-americans-treated-europe-4.html

Read more: http://www.city-data.com/forum/europe/1633298-how-african-americans-treated-europe-stereotype-4.html#ixzz2V0JSgzFh

CNN World
Chechnya rocked by car bombs
June 19, 2001
http://articles.cnn.com/2001-06-19/world/russia.chechnya_1_chechen-rebels-gudermes-pro-moscow?_s=PM:WORLD

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation
1999
Donna M. Hughes, Laura Joy Sporcic, Nadine Z. Mendelsohn and Vanessa Chirgwin
http://www.uri.edu/artsci/wms/hughes/russia.htm

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

Cosmic Elk
Chukchi Directions of Space and Time
http://www.cosmicelk.net/Chukchidirections.htm

Council of Europe
Council of Europe Round Table On the situation of the Roma in the Russian Federation, 2001
Strasbourg, 6 November 2001 MG-S-ROM (2001) 14 rev.

Council of Europe Round Table On the situation of the Roma in the Russian Federation
Saint Petersburg, 25-26, June 2001
Prepared for the Council of Europe by Nicky Torode (Consultant, UK) and assisted by Alexandr Torokhov (Consultant, Russia)
http://www.coe.int/t/dg3/romatravellers/archive/documentation/fieldvisits/ReptorodeReport_en.asp

Countries and Their Cultures
Roma
2011
Advameg
http://www.everyculture.com/wc/Norway-to-Russia/Roma.html

Culture, Roma Rights and Human Rights Education: Conjunctions and Disjunctions
7/21 / 2005
Larry Olomoofe
http://www.errc.org/article/culture-roma-rights-and-human-rights-education-conjunctions-and-disjunctions/2287

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

Symbols of a life of crime: The fading tattoos on Russias gangland prisoners that can be read like a criminal underworld CV
5 December 2012
Matt Blake
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2242960/Symbols-life-crime-The-fading-tattoos-Russias-gangland-prisoners-read-like-bearers-criminal-underworld-CV.html

Demagogue and Dictators
Fueling the Stereotype: Putin versus the Chechen “wolves”
April 1, 2010
By: Elise Crane
http://demagoguesanddictators.blogspot.com/2010/04/fueling-stereotype-putin-versus-chechen.html

Denisova, Liubov
Rural Women in the Soviet Union and Post-Soviet Russia (book)

Dictionary.com
various word definitions
http://dictionary.reference.com/

Dreamstime
http://www.dreamstime.com/

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

Džulory Ladžala
Qristina Zavacková
Various Entries
http://golden-zephyr.tumblr.com/

Eaton, Katherine B.
Daily life in the Soviet Union
http://books.google.com/books?id=VVFuYN8TS5AC&pg=PA190&lpg=PA190&dq=ambulance+services+soviet+union&source=bl&ots=x32zvZ9lmi&sig=GoiD9qLKs0PZ34DQWibea30n374&hl=en&sa=X&ei=NbSRUeHWBfHZyQG174DgDg&ved=0CFIQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=ambulance%20services%20soviet%20union&f=false

Editorial Curial Barcelona
CRONOLOGIA DE LA REPRESSIÓ DE LA LLENGUA I LA CULTURA CATALANES 1936-1975
1994
Josep M.Solé i Sabaté  and Joan Villaroya

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

Enenuru
Russian Incantations
http://enenuru.proboards.com/thread/315/russian-incantations

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

Estacion Mir: Para los españoles sobre Rusia, para los rusos sobre España
Españoles en nuestra guerra
http://estacionmir.com/Historia/historia_comun/Guerra_patria_Es.html

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

European Network on Social Inclusion and Roma under the Structural Funds
Roma ?women known? and ?unknown: Family ?Life? And? The? Position ?Of? The ?Woman ?In ?The ?Roma ?Communities
2009
Malina? Voicu and Raluca? Popesc
http://www.euromanet.eu/upload/80/83/Research_Report_Roma_Women_engl_09___OSI-Romania_.pdf

European Roma Rights Centre
Nexus: domestic violence, Romani courts and recognition
4/12/2000
Claude Cahn
http://www.errc.org/cikk.php?cikk=644

E-Zine Articles
Western Art Neo-Primitivism A Contemporary Edge to Primitvism
http://ezinearticles.com/?Western-ArtNeo-PrimitivismA-Contemporary-Edge-to-Primitvism&id=3399360

European Womens Lobby
Empowering Women or Perpetuating Victimhood: Minority Ethnic and Roma
1/7/2011
IMECE Turkish Speaking Women’s Group, London Training and Employment Network and Regional Social Welfare Resource Centre
http://www.womenlobby.org/spip.php?article985

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

Female First
Romani Marriage Traditions
4/19/2008
First Active Media Ltd
http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/weddings/Romani+Marriage+Traditions-125.html

Frontpage Mag
Russia’s Caucasian Problem – and Ours
August 9, 2012
Lloyd Billingsley
http://frontpagemag.com/2012/lloyd-billingsley/russia%E2%80%99s-caucasian-problem-%E2%80%93-and-ours/

Forbes
Why (Some) Psychopaths Make Great CEOs
6/14/2011
Jeff Bercovici, Forbes Staff
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffbercovici/2011/06/14/why-some-psychopaths-make-great-ceos/

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

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

Generalitat de Catalunya
Attempt at ‘linguicide’ during Franco’s dictatorship
20th Century AC
Government of Catalonia
http://www20.gencat.cat/portal/site/culturacatalana/menuitem.be2bc4cc4c5aec88f94a9710b0c0e1a0/?vgnextoid=23885c43da896210VgnVCM1000000b0c1e0aRCRD&vgnextchannel=23885c43da896210VgnVCM1000000b0c1e0aRCRD&vgnextfmt=detall2&contentid=7de5edfc49ed7210VgnVCM1000008d0c1e0aRCRD&newLang=en_GB

GizMag
Most powerful military explosive tamed for use
September 10, 2012
Brian Dodson
http://www.gizmag.com/cl-20-high-power-military-explosive/24059/

Global Voices
Russia: Chewing Gum in the Soviet Union
http://globalvoicesonline.org/2007/11/12/russia-chewing-gum-in-the-soviet-union/

Godchecker.com
VODNIK
Water Demon from Russia.
Entry last Godchecked on 06 January : Author: Peter J Allen / Chas Saunders
http://www.godchecker.com/pantheon/slavic-mythology.php?deity=VODNIK

Good Reads
Career Criminal: My Life in the Russian Mob Until the Day I Died
by Gary Gunz Govich
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3526053-career-criminal</a

Google Books
Out of Russia: Fictions of a New Translingual Diaspora
By Adrian Wanner
http://books.google.com/books?id=zG7BCs72F6IC&pg=PA98&lpg=PA98&dq=banyas+by+Russian+mobsters+and+criminals&source=bl&ots=Fh3bExjDXK&sig=ije8q_-uDy-KjPwG8-2yNY4LOcA&hl=en&sa=X&ei=ZaOpUtLSB4bfsATk6IKYBw&ved=0CGgQ6AEwBzgK#v=onepage&q=banyas%20by%20Russian%20mobsters%20and%20criminals&f=false

Google News
Baltimore Afro-American Oct 7, 1933
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=JnQ9AAAAIBAJ&sjid=XCsMAAAAIBAJ&pg=3808%2C7792110

Gypsy law: Romani legal traditions and culture
Walter Otto Weyrauch
http://books.google.com/books?id=FQT2Gp16j68C&lpg=PA36&ots=UtZhiE7865&dq=marime%20virginity%20gypsy&pg=PA36#v=onepage&q=marime%20virginity%20gypsy&f=false

Gypsies: The Hidden Americans
Anne Sutherland

http://books.google.com/books?id=VsoOAAAAQAAJlpg=PA313ots=LoGdJi7Wwbdq=marime%20gypsy%20incestpg=PA313#v=onepageq=marime%20gypsy%20incestf=false

Human Rights, Democracy, Global Justice, LGBTI Freedom Peter Tatchell
http://www.hrw.org/reports/1995/Russia1.htm

Im ninalu.net
Marime in Gypsy Society
Author Unknown
http://www.imninalu.net/marime.htm
Comparison of Romany Law with Israelite Law and Indo-Aryan Traditions
Author Unknown
http://www.imninalu.net/Zakono.htm

Inside Russia’s Toughest Prisons
Documentary
http://natgeotv.com/asia/inside-russias-toughest-prisons

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

In Your Pocket
http://www.inyourpocket.com/russia/Moscow/Russian-ice-swimming_71983f

Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Russian Prison Hell for Chechens
Allegations of widespread abuse of Chechens held in Russian prisons, and claims that many were convicted on false charges.
By Asya Umarova Caucasus
CRS Issue 377,
15 Feb 10
http://iwpr.net/report-news/russian-prison-hell-chechens

Is the word черномазый offensive in Russian?
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20120109104833AAqnWLK

Islam Awareness
Chechens raped and beaten in detention camps
10 February 2000
Patrick Cockburn
http://www.islamawareness.net/Persecution/Chechnya/raped.html

Jezebel
Adult Still Thinks Tampons Deflower Girls
8/11/2011
Irin Carmon
http://jezebel.com/5829645/adult-still-thinks-tampons-deflower-girls

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

JunkGuitars.com
VINTAGE GUITARS BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN
JunkGuitars.com
http://www.junkguitars.com/stories/vintage_guitars_rus.html

Kevin Mosss Home Page
Russian Gay History
http://community.middlebury.edu/~moss/RGC2.html

Knoji Answers
Russian Ghosts and Superstitions
Jan 10, 2010 (Last updated on Jul 4, 2012)
Kathleen Murphy
http://astrologyguide.knoji.com/russian-ghosts-and-superstitions/

Komiks: Comic Art in Russia
2010
José Alaniz
http://www.upress.state.ms.us/books/1199
http://komiksoved23.blogspot.com/

kurzzeit.com
2008
kurzzeitmesstechnik/Werner Mehl
http://kurzzeit.com/

Lair2000
Man Made Unicorns
http://www.lair2000.net/Unicorn_Dreams/Unicorns_Man_Made/unicorns_man_made.html

Liberty and Socialism
Soviet Homophobia
July 19, 2011
Professor Igor Kon
http://libertyandsocialism.org/2011/07/19/soviet-homophobia/

Little Rroma, Big Gadje World

Livejournal
Russian/Slavic Constellations
http://little-details.livejournal.com/2641320.html

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

Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada
The Soviet Medical Nightmare
January 2, 2012
Yuri Nicholas Maltsev
http://mises.ca/posts/articles/the-soviet-medical-nightmare/

Mafia Today
Moscow Jail Breaker Caught in Park
http://mafiatoday.com/tag/alexander-solonik/
Mandatory

HISTORYS MOST NOTABLE KILLERS FOR HIRE
http://www.batteredmen.com/

Menweb
Various Articles
http://www.mandatory.com/2013/11/21/historys-most-notable-killers-for-hire/9

Mogutin, Slava
Gay In The Gulag (book)
http://slavamogutin.com/gay-in-the-gulag/

National Geographic News
Explosion Highlights Dangers of Anhydrous Ammonia
April 18, 2013
Ker Than
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/13/130418-west-texas-fertilizer-explosion-fire-anhydrous-ammonia-science/

Neo-primitivism
http://myweb.rollins.edu/aboguslawski/Ruspaint/neoprim.html

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

NPR
How About A Little Drive, Hmm? (A Horror Story)
http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2012/12/10/166863893/how-about-a-little-drive-hmm-a-horror-story

Новая газета
РАССЛЕДОВАНИЯ / ВЫПУСК № 80 ОТ 27 ОКТЯБРЯ 2008 Г
328 Кто ответит за наших «козлов»?
http://www.novayagazeta.ru/inquests/38214.html

OCTOBER 1993 EVENTS IN MOSCOW 
http://www.memo.ru/hr/hotpoints/moscow93/oct93e.htm

ODESSATALK
Euro 2012 – Racial insults & Ukraine
MAY 30, 2012
NIKOLAI HOLMOV
http://www.odessatalk.com/2012/05/euro-2012-racial-insults-ukraine/

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

Orlando Sentinel
Missing American Sought In Russian Prison Camp
http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1992-06-19/news/9206190595_1_david-martin-orlando-native-russian
Emergency medical service in the Soviet Union.
Raithaus L, Scribner R, Ivanov P.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4832283

oocities.org
CHEWING GUM COMPANIES IN THE URSS, RUSSIA AND CIS
(Unknown Author  Possibly Valery Nosal,) Alex Novikovski, Mihail Titov, Unattributed Gum Wrapper Collectors
http://www.oocities.org/es/drback_cl/russian-chewing-gum/

http://orthodox.or.th/
http://orthodox.or.th/images/representation/archbishop_Mark.jpg

http://orthodox.or.th/images/representation/Hegumen_Oleg_big.png

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Rural Russia in Transition: What Determines Access to Health-Care Services?
Daniela Lohlein, Johannes Jütting, and Peter Wehrheim
http://www.oecd.org/dev/devcom/2510166.pdf

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

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

Patrin Web Journal
Romani Customs and Traditions: Death Rituals and Customs
1996-2000
http://www.reocities.com/~patrin/death.htm

Pattay Daily News
Gypsy Children Forced Into a Life of Crime
February 23, 2010
http://www.pattayadailynews.com/en/2010/02/23/gypsy-children-forced-into-a-life-of-crime/

Pespectives on World History and Current Events
International Wave of Car Bombings Sweeps Chechnya, Saudi Arabia, Morocco
2003
Trevor Stanley
http://www.pwhce.org/sauche.html

PeterLeeson.com
Gypsies
2010
Peter T. Leeson
http://www.peterleeson.com/Gypsies.pdf 

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

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

Phys.org
Russian dashcams digital guardian angels for drivers
http://phys.org/news/2013-03-russian-dashcams-digital-guardian-angels.html

Pinterest
Velvet Rasputin Reference Collection
https://www.pinterest.com/velvetrasputin/

Pravda
The Life and Death of Russian Killer Number One
January 24, 2003
Egor Belous PRAVDA.Ru Translated by Dmitry Sudakov
http://english.pravda.ru/news/russia/24-01-2003/20886-0/

Prison.org
Prison words
http://www.prison.org/english/rpprpri.htm

P.T. McCain
Glock 17 Shooting Demonstration HD Video
August 18, 2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4yXYcTs8yk

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

Red Bubble
http://www.redbubble.com/people/photokarazy/works/2312266-judges-chambers

Red Hot Russia
Prison guards beat a convict
http://redhotrussia.com/prison-guards-beat-convict/

Red Mafiya: How the Russian Mob Has Invaded America
2000
Robert I. Friedman

Red Mercury
Slavic Horoscope
https://redmercuri.com/free/590943_Slavic_horoscope.html

Rhino Drive Smart
Guide to Driving In Russia Drive Safe in Russia
http://russianspetsnaz.com/trainings/hand-to-hand.html

RIA Novosti
International drug mafia more active on Tajik-Russian thoroughfares
19/08/2005
http://en.rian.ru/russia/20050819/41189570.html

RomBase
Mourning rituals and funeral
Mozes F. Heinschink, Michael Teichmann
October 2002
http://ling.uni-graz.at/~rombase/cgi-bin/art.cgi?src=data/ethn/cerem/mourning.en.xml

Roma in the Czech Republic
Adolescence
4/6/2000
Ceský rozhlas
http://romove.radio.cz/en/clanek/18091

Old Age
February 26, 2000
http://romove.radio.cz/en/clanek/18263 

Romani
Some Romani Phrases
Fergus Smith
http://www2.arnes.si/~eusmith/Romany/phrases.html

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 Criminal Tattoo
http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/russian_criminal_tattoo/

Russian Criminal Tattoos Encyclopedia I & II
Danzig Baldaev and Sergei Vasilliev

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/

Russia’s Periphery
Chukchi
Jan-Pieter Verheul
http://russiasperiphery.blogs.wm.edu/russias-north-siberia-and-the-steppe/general/chukchi/

Russian Mafia
I SWEAR TO TELL THE TRUTH, THE WHOLE TRUTH, AND NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH
http://www.rumafia.com/person.php?id=1817

Russian Mafia Gangster
Blog
http://russianmafiagangster.blogspot.com/

Russia Profile.org
After 20 Years of Independence Many Russians Are Still Hesitant to Celebrate, but Is This Changing?
http://russiaprofile.org/politics/52157.html

Russian Penitentiary System

http://www.prison.org/english/rpsys.htm

Russia Profile.org
After 20 Years of Independence Many Russians Are Still Hesitant to Celebrate, but Is This Changing?
http://russiaprofile.org/politics/52157.html

Russian Punk
Co-opted and Washed-up
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

Gypsies face new battles in Russia
27 October, 2008
http://www.rt.com/news/prime-time/gypsies-face-new-battles-in-russia/

Russia’s Roma minority struggle for tolerance
15 May, 2007
http://www.rt.com/news/russias-roma-minority-struggle-for-tolerance/

Salto-Youth
http://www.salto-youth.net/downloads/4-17-1799/Booklet%20Youth%20in%20Action%20and%20the%20Roma%20Community.pdf

SexualSense.org
What is your virginity?
3/2010
Sam Zanahar
http://www.sexualsense.org/what-virginity.htm

Shariah Program
ARE TAMPONS PERMISSIBLE TO USE BEFORE MARRIAGE?
2009
Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari
http://www.shariahprogram.ca/islam-qa-women/tampons-permissible-marriage.shtml

SLAVA MOGUTIN
Gay in the Gulag
Translated from the Russian by Irena Maryniak
Essay first published in Index on Censorship (UK), Volume 24, No. 1/1995
http://slavamogutin.squarespace.com/gay-in-the-gulag/

Slavorum
#Paganism
https://www.slavorum.org/tag/paganism/

Solntsevskaya Bratva
http://www.worldofgangs.com/2010/09/18/solntsevskaya-bratva/

Soul Suckers: Vampiric Shamans In Northern Kamchatka, Russia
Alexander King
http://www.academia.edu/390563/Soul_Suckers_Vampiric_Shamans_in_Northern_Kamchatka_Russia

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 Military Stuff
http://www.sovietmilitarystuff.com/detail.php?pid=650

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

Spetsnaz Gru

The aim of this serial is to introduce amateurs of fighting arts to the most effective and deadly system of hand-to-hand combat of today that is not known to the public at large or even to a close circle of specialists.
http://www.spetsnaz-gru.com/

Suspected Russian Mafia Hitman Flees Magnitskys Prison
07/05/2013
http://en.ria.ru/crime/20130507/181015471.html

The Badass of the Week.
Aleksandr Solonik
04/04/08
http://www.badassoftheweek.com/solonik.html

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

The Enchanted Stream
Spell Crafting
http://enchantedstream.webs.com/spellcraft.htm

The Goddess Within: A Pagan Place For Women
Slavic Magick & Folk Medicine
http://thegoddesswithinapaganplaceforwomen.yuku.com/topic/6803/Slavic-Magick-amp-Folk-Medicine#.V0vQv2grI1I

The Guardian
Tania Branigan
7/21/2004
Divided we fall
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2004/jul/22/gender.uk1

The Great Hall
Dana
Romani Customs and Traditions: Romani Law
http://homepage.mac.com/sdragon/roma7.html

The Independent
How GCHQ kept tabs on Soviet vodka supplies
6/25/2010
Cahal Milmo
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/how-gchq-kept-tabs-on-soviet-vodka-supplies-2010051.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/exsoviet-gangs-running-trade-in-sex-and-smuggled-cigarettes-680596.html

Fr Dmitry Dudko
01 JULY 2004
Felix Corley
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/fr-dmitry-dudko-6166346.html

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

The Moscow Expat Forums
Skinheads !!!!!
16-02-2004
http://expat.ru/forum/showthread.php?t=5510&page=3

The Museum of Menstruation and Womens Health
Are you sure Ill still be a virgin? (Tampax ad, 1990, U.S.A.)
1998
Harry Finley
http://www.mum.org/tamvirad.htm

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 New York Times
Russias Gay Men Step Out of Soviet-Era Shadows
February 10, 1993
Jill J. Barshay
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/02/10/world/russia-s-gay-men-step-out-of-soviet-era-shadows.html

Vory v Zakone has hallowed place in Russian criminal lore
July 29, 2008
By Michael Schwirtz
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/29/world/europe/29iht-moscow.4.14865004.html?_r=1

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

The Shaman Transformed: Transgenderism In Siberian Shamanism
Nicolas Breeze Wood
http://www.3worlds.co.uk/Articles/SHAMAN-TRANSFORMED.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 Romani Archives and Documentation Center
The ‘Gypsy’ stereotype and the sexualization of Romani women
April 2007
Ian Hancock
http://www.radoc.net

The School of Russian and Asian Studies
From Vixen to Victim: The Sensationalization and Normalization of Prostitution in Post-Soviet Russia
10/26/2003
Katherine P. Avgerinos
http://www.sras.org/normalization_of_prostitution_in_post-soviet_russia

The Seattle Times
Gypsy wedding stalled as child bride protests
9/28/03
Alison Mutler/Associated Press
http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/archive/?date=20030928&slug=romawed28

The Straight Dope
Young girl beaten in anti-Semitic attack; French fine her parents!
http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=174789&page=4

The Telegraph
Russian inmate breaks out of prison using a spoon
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/10042297/Russian-inmate-breaks-out-of-prison-using-a-spoon.html

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

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

Three Months of War in Chechnya
http://www.petertatchell.net/international/russia/moscowgayarrests.htm

Time Magazine
2/16/1970
Staff Writer
Soviet Union: Vodka on the Rocks
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,904157,00.html

5/20/ 1957
Staff Writer
THE SATELLITES: Oldest Profession
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,809497,00.html

TOPICAL RESEARCH DIGEST: HUMAN RIGHTS IN RUSSIA AND THE FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS
The Roma: During and After Communism
By Florinda Lucero and Jill Collum
http://www.du.edu/korbel/hrhw/researchdigest/russia/roma.pdf

University chemists devise means to stabilize explosive CL-20
http://phys.org/news/2011-09-university-chemists-stabilize-explosive-cl-.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

University of Illinois
Soviet Russia and the Negro
Claude McKay
http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/m_r/mckay/russia.htm

Universität Mannheim
http://edz.bib.uni-mannheim.de/daten/edz-ma/ep/08/EST23913.pdf

University of Minnesota Extension
Using Anhydrous Ammonia Safely on the Farm
John M. Shutske
http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/cropsystems/dc2326.html

University of Tennessee
Examining Cultural Stereotypes Through Russian and American Voices
5-2011
Samuel F. Smith
http://trace.tennessee.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2450&context=utk_chanhonoproj

Urban Dictionary
Various definitions
http://www.urbandictionary.com/

US Consulate
DRIVING IN RUSSIA
http://vladivostok.usconsulate.gov/acsdriving.html

Visit Chukotka
Chukotka Audio Dictionary
http://www.visitchukotka.com/eng/audiodictionary.php

VitaNova
In vitro fertilization (IVF)
2007-2012
http://vitanovaclinic.ru/en/eko/

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

Voice of Russia
Chechya Free.Ru
http://www.chechnyafree.ru/en/article.php?IBLOCK_ID=354

Way to Russia
Does Russia have right hand drive cars n in where thks!
http://waytorussia.net/TalkLounge/quote-25450.html

WeirdWorm

5 Insane Marriage Rituals From Around the World
2/11/2010
Weird Worm
http://www.weirdworm.com/5-insane-marriage-rituals-from-around-the-world/

What Makes Chechen Women So Dangerous?
By ROBERT A. PAPE, LINDSEY OROURKE and JENNA McDERMIT
Published: March 30, 2010
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/31/opinion/31pape.html?pagewanted=all

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

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

Wild Transylvania
Gypsy Culture in Transylvania
Paul White
http://www.wildtransylvania.com/p/gypsy-culture.html 

Wiley Online Library
Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics
October 1997
R. L. Simpson, P. A. Urtiew, D. L. Ornellas, G. L. Moody, K. J. Scribner, D. M. Hoffman
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/prep.19970220502/abstract

World Libertarian Socialist Network
July 19, 2011
Professor Igor Kon
http://libertyandsocialism.org/2011/07/19/soviet-homophobia/

World Music: Africa, Europe and the Middle East
By Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, Richard Trillo

Yahoo! Answers

Russian word neger ???
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=ArNVPETSAuAkZlMPbkc7eqAjzKIX;_ylv=3?qid=20070502045004AA8nA3E

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/

Winter Is Coming
Garry Kasparov

When They Come for Us, We’ll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry
Gal Beckerman

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

Black Russians -The Red Experience documentary trailer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_TV5vctEog

Black Russians Trailer TWN
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3f317flab1E

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

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

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

People & Power Black Russian 24 Mar Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LqEFkadXjQ

People & Power Black Russian 24 Mar Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uzpugp9_IWg

The Russian Mafia Documentary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9Iv3U3GusU

Russkaya Boevaya Sistema (RBS)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L__UQkPeICI

Russian Systema hand to hand fighting masters.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PKfW2R6x_E&list=PLRV1yQkD2do8ukaN3w_35S-Ou-hhYWIy7&index=4

Systema videos
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lY6gVEHQwYw&ampx