Monday, May 2, 2011

Fairy Tale Controversy

Russia has published a map of dozens of Russian-language fairy tales demonstrating their geographical roots--all, the map claims, in Russia.  Steve Rosenberg reports for the BBC that Ukraine has countered  with "its own national fairy tale map and argues that Kolobok, Ilya Muromets and Kurochka Ryaba all have Ukrainian roots."

 It seems as if a fair amount of tourism moneys are at stake:  Read the entire article here. Map from BBC website.

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