At different points in its history, the country was also strongly influenced by the culture of Western Europe.Since the reforms of Peter the Great, for two centuries Russian culture largely developed in the general context of European culture rather than pursuing its own unique ways. We’re pumped to announce that this Friday, February 23rd, Elite3 will be streaming Yeah Jam Fury: U, Me, Everybody! In case you’re unfamiliar with Elite3, they’re mostly known for their Pokemon ‘Bridged’ video series. You may also recognize them from collaborations they’ve done with Team Four Star through voice work and videos from their gaming channel. Written examples of Old East Slavic (Old Russian) are attested from the 10th century onwards.Over a quarter of the world's scientific literature is published in Russian.Epic Russian bylinas are also an important part of Slavic mythology.The oldest bylinas of Kievan cycle were actually recorded mostly in the Russian North, especially in Karelia, where most of the Finnish national epic Kalevala was recorded as well.
Some Russian poets, including Pyotr Yershov and Leonid Filatov, created a number of well-known poetical interpretations of classical Russian fairy tales, and in some cases, like that of Alexander Pushkin, also created fully original fairy tale poems that became very popular.
and animation and politics, which all had considerable influence on world culture.
The country also has a flavorful material culture and a tradition in technology.
Russian culture grew from that of the East Slavs, with their pagan beliefs and specific way of life in the wooded areas of far Eastern Europe.
Early Russian culture was much influenced by neighbouring Finno-Ugric tribes and by the nomadic peoples of the Pontic steppe (mainly of Kipchak and Iranic origin).
Folklorists today consider the 1920s the Soviet Union's golden age of folklore.