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Topic: Meshchera


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  Russia - Trade Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
They in turn were displaced by a group of Scandinavians, the Varangians, who established a capital at the Slavic city of Novgorod and gradually merged with Slavs.
The Slavs constituted the bulk of the population from the 8th century onwards and slowly assimilated both the Scandinavians as well as native Finno-Ugric tribes, such as the Merya, the Muromians and the Meshchera.
The Varangian dynasty lasted several centuries, during which they affiliated with the Byzantine, or Orthodox church and moved the capital to Kiev in 1169 A.D. In this era the term "Rhos", or "Russ", first came to be applied to the Varangians and the Slavs who peopled the region.
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 Nagibin, Yu.M. - SovLit.com - Encyclopedia of Soviet Authors
In 1962 there were two new collections of his stories: Chistiye Prudi, a cycle about childhood in Moscow during the 1920s and early 1930s; and Druzya Moi, Liudi ("My Friends, People"), containing works set in Morocco, Finland, France, German, and Hungary.
At the invitation of a friend, Nagibin took a trip to Meshchera for some duck hunting.
Meshchera Stories.") According to Hongor Oulanoff, this cycle of stories:
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