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Old Believer Church in Ulan Ude, Buryatia, Russia

A Russian Old Believer church moved to the ethnographic museum in Ulan-Ude, Russia

Russian Orthodox Old Believers. One of the largest communities of Old Believers in the US is in the city  of Woodburn, Oregon an hour and half's drive south of Portland.

Maxim P. Dmitriev was a Russian photographer of the XIX-XXth centuries, founder of the photojournalismt genre, member of the Russian Photographic Society.

A little Old Believer girl in a village on the River Dniester in southern Ukraine.  The Old Believers are descendants of Russian Orthodox Christians who rejected the liturgical reforms of Patriarch Nikon in 1666.  Some Old Believers fled Russia and there are now OB communities in various parts of the world.

Having fled to the far-reaches of the Russian Empire three centuries ago, a Russian Orthodox sect called the Old Believers keep up their traditional life-style and customs.

Old Believers - Wikipedia

Old Believers - Wikipedia

This is so important, in my country tv shows and movies displays virgins as someone who bleeds on their first time and everyone i know seriously believes that, if i talk about it I'm a shamless slut seriously sex education is important

They also think women pee out of their vagina as well, and think vagina refers to the entirety of the female genitalia when it's actually just the inner shaft it refers to and vulva is the entirety.

Russian Old Believers: Children at a Svadba (Wedding) 1971 in Woodburn, Oregon

Russian Old Believers: Children at a Svadba (Wedding) 1971 in Woodburn, Oregon

Old Believers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Boyarynya Morozova in the Sleigh

Starovery, or “Old Believers,” are Russia’s version of the Amish – and there aren’t as many of them as there used to be. A joint Russian-American research team is working to preserve a folk legacy that predates Peter the Great.    Of particular interest to me, naturally, is the fact that Old Believers dress in a distinctive fashion. “The woman’s dress is always a full dress which fits over a long-sleeved blouse and full-length slips. An apron is then fitted over the dress

A joint Russian-American research team is working to preserve a folk legacy that predates Peter the Great.

Old Believers in prayer in 1897. When the Bolsheviks swept into power, many Old Believer communities fled to Siberia to escape religious persecution

Old Believers, Bolsheviks and bourgeoisie: The many faces of bygone Russia captured on camera by one of first photojournalists

Maxim P. Dmitriev was a Russian photographer of the XIX-XXth centuries, founder of the photojournalismt genre, member of the Russian Photographic Society.

Russian Old Believers' Belts, information from Miriam Milgram, an ethnographic textile specialist.

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We are always asked about the Old Believers lifestyle. We receive a lot of questions about the Old Believer belts. So, our dear friends, we give you a great opportunity to get a lot of information …

Human skeletons esitmated to be 6,000 years old, believed to be a man and a woman no older than 20yrs old. Found in Northern Italy

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Lovers-of-Valdaro. A unique Neolithic double burial, a young man and woman who had died 6000 years ago and been locked in an eternal embrace ever since.