It's really hard to fathom, but a woman in Russia gave birth to 69 children in the 1700s. She holds the record for the largest number of children born to one mother. The Unnamed wife of Feodor Vassilyev gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, seven sets of triplets and four sets of quadruplets between 1725 and 1765. 67 of them survived infancy. CRAZY!
Ryazan, Russia - styles of clothing when women in Russia were Indigenous, the horned kitchko used to be made from animal and stag horns denoting the grandmothers rank as chief, today they are made of cloth as folk clothing and wedding clothing, all magic and power gone
Catherine the Great. The longest standing female ruler in Russia, pushed the Russian Empire into its position as one of the strongest powers in Europe. "A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache." -Catherine the Great
Tallest women in Russia Very tall Ekaterina Lisina 6’8 (…
Burlaks (persons who hauled barges and other vessels upstream) appeared in Russia at the end of sixteenth century and beginning of the seventeenth century. With the expansion of freight-hauling, the number of burlaks increased. The main areas of the burlaks' trade in the Russian Empire were the Volga river, from Moscow to Astrakhan, the White Sea route (Belomor’e), from Moscow to Arkhangelsk, and the Dnieper river, in Ukraine.
Solo Female Travel: Traveling Alone in Russia as a Woman