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Peoples of Russia

Russia is inhabited not only by Russians. Nowadays there are more than two hundreds of various peoples living on its territory. Learn more about little-known peoples of Russia. Many of them are currently supported by the Russian government.

Cuisines of the Northern Peoples – Chukotka Traditions
Well, you absolutely have to try it, even if you will have to fly around the world to do that. Venison Boiled venison, venison broth, thinly sliced ​​frozen...
Peculiarities of Chukchi Marriage and American Slave Girls
In official sources you will learn that the so-called patriarchal slavery existed among the Chukchi up to the 18thcentury, but it is possible that the situation...
War between Chukchi and Russians
Chukchi believed that Russians just want to exterminate them, and did not understand the intentions of Russians (it is possible that they did not understand at ...
The Most Belligerent People of the North – Chukchi
For about 150 years Chukchi have waged war against the Russians who were involved in the development of the Far East. Russians won not in a battle, but with the...
Coastal Settled Chukchi (“An’kallyn”)
Chukchi, perhaps,is the most researched small nation of Russia, but for that no less mysterious. In Soviet times, Chukchi were the heroes of many anecdotes, whi...
Chukchi Deer Herders (“Chav’chu”)
Among Chukchi especially distinguished are those whose foundation of welfare comes from owning deer and produce from the sea. Main Welfare of Chukchi Deer for C...
Professional Fishermen of the North – Ulchi
The number of Ulchi living on the banks of the Amur River is small, only slightly more than 2 700 people (2010), but they have very interesting traditions. Sour...
The Nenets People: Survival of the Fittest in the North
The main population of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Russia – are Nenets people with ancient roots. The history of this northern nation began back bef...
Small Northern Russian People – Ingrias
Ingria – it is one of the few cases when a small nation remained untouched in the North-West region of Russia. Ingrias, which separated from South Karelia tri...
Such Diverse Koryaks (The People of Russian North)!
At the beginning of our era on the shores of the Sea of ​​Okhotsk was formed an ethnic group with an unusual culture and unique worldview. Gradually Koryaks...
Vod – a Small Nation of the European Part of Russia with a Mysterious Past
This time we will tell you about a small nation that lives not beyond the Ural Mountains, but not far from St. Petersburg! There are only two settlements in Rus...
Kamchadals – a Small Nation in Russia that is Returning from Oblivion
This small nation has learned to survive in the harsh conditions of Russian Far East. Kamchatkais a land of pristine nature and a harsh climate. The development...
Northern Peoples of Russia, Mansi, are Faithful to Traditions
This famous in the past nation today only has just over 12 thousand people...
Eskimo Music and Dance in Modern Adaptation
Music group Ergyron from Chukotka pays special attention in their exciting performances to Eskimo traditions. In Eskimo music basically only one musical instrum...
Altai Throat Singing (Siberia)
Altai throat singing is a unique cultural phenomenon that can be enjoyed today as well; it is a special, phenomenal singing technique. Altai is the highest moun...
Ket Means “a Man”
Kets` village (1929)   According to a legend, Ket people are aliens that came from the stars. One interesting legend says that Ket people are aliens from th...
Indigenous Peoples of the Russian North – Nanais – are Still Holding Their Own
In the basin of the Amur River in the Khabarovsk region, ancient people live – the Nanai. Besides the Amur River basin, Nanais also live in Primorye region an...
The Orochis: from a Primitive Society – to a Civilization
The Orochi is a small nation of the Russian Far East. Orochisel, nani – that’s how the Orochis call themselves. It is believed that the name of this nation ...
Soyots
In the west of Buryatia (a region of Russia), in the Oka area lives a small but very ancient ethnicity – Soyot. Several thousand years ago, the ancestors of S...
Who are the Cossacks?
Cossacks always amazed people with their fearlessness and courage...

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