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Russian folklore characters - Baba Yaga

A couple days ago I went to a party in my daughter’s kindergarten dedicated to Women’s Day. And there, the kids even went into a deep forest to congratulate Baba Yaga. And they found out that she is not as evil as fairytales tell us. She may have a bad temper, but after all, she is a woman, too. ;)

That gave me an idea to write a blog post about some feminine characters in Russian mythology. And guess who will be the first one I mention?
Baba Yaga
Here are some pictures of this well-known character:

These two pictures are taken from well-known Russian movies. Several generations of children grew up seeing Baba Yaga as it is depicted there. The role of Baba Yaga was played by a Russian actor Georgiy Millyar.