Seven rings of Pushkin: could the talisman save the poet in a duel?
"Keep me, my mascot” - these lines are familiar to everyone from school, but few people know what role mascots played in the life of Alexander Pushkin. In total, the…

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Fascinating work, at the same time causing anxiety and emotion
The works of this Illustrator evoke mixed emotions – the viewer feels both emotion and anxiety. Invented by the artist, cute and strange creatures that walk in the company of…

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8 mystical places of the Moscow region, about which different "horror stories" tell»
There are a lot of beautiful and mysterious places in the Moscow region, but there are special areas in the region that are considered abnormal and even mystical by local…

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Journey into mystery: the most mysterious places

Our globe seems to have no more white spots – everything is open. However, there are still mysterious places covered with legends. It is there that events occur that are not easily explained from a rational and practical point of view. The classic example is, of course, The Bermuda triangle.

How many ships and planes flying over it were lost there… If they were found, they were suspiciously undamaged, with no sign of people on Board. Yes, pragmatists say that in the area of the Bermuda triangle disasters occur no less than in other areas – just PR is PR. But supporters of its ambiguity put forward much more interesting versions: UFOs that kidnap people (of course, for experiments!), the inhabitants of Atlantis (apparently trying to refute that they are a figment of Plato’s imagination), travel in time and space (and who does not dream of teleportation?). Continue reading

The curse of the “Master and Margarita”: how the fate of the actors who starred in the series based on the mystical novel by Bulgakov

During theatrical productions and filming of films on “the Master and Margarita” invariably occur certain events that generate rumors of mystical cases with those who try to screen it. Whether you believe it or not, almost 13 years have passed since the film was released, and the number of actors who took part in the shooting and passed away during this time is approaching two dozen.
The series premiered on December 19, 2005, and two months before that, the actor who played the role of investigator Sidorov was found dead in his own apartment. Alexander Chaban died at the age of 47 under unclear circumstances. A year later, 38-year-old Pavel Komarov (a thief from the pier) passed away.
A heart attack caused the death of Stanislav Landgraf in December 2006. Continue reading

Mysticism is near us
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The calendar of the ancient Slavs
Most vividly, the dual faith is reflected in the peasant land-farming calendar, where the veneration of Christian saints is closely intertwined with pagan beliefs and rites. Over time, many of…

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Mysteries of the Mayan calendar
On August 11, 3114 BC, according to the Mayan calendar, the era of the Fifth Sun began. About the end of this era, which according to the Mayan calendar will…

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Except Rasputin: Holy Fools, mystics and charlatans in the entourage of Nicholas II
The symbol of the moral degradation of power under the last Russian Emperor was the elder Grigory Rasputin. The uncritical confidence of the Royal family in the scandalous visionary caused…

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