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03:36 GMT +3 hours27 February 2015

Parade of fairy tale characters in Kostroma

The Kostroma authorities unveiled the online Russian Fairy Tale Map on the birthday of Snegurochka, the Snow Maiden.

Over 15 Russian fairy tale characters, including Father Frost, Tsar Berendei, Baba Yaga, the Kikimora, the Mouse, the Domovoi (a house spirit) and the New Year Spirits, arrived in the central Russian city of Kostroma on April 2 to congratulate Snegurochka, the Snow Maiden, on her birthday and hold virtual tours of the fairytale world.