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DGT#35: Zmey Gorynych (Lipetsk)

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With all the "fun" things Russian these days, we figured it was time to let the dragon out of the bag here and reveal Russian's best kept secret: The Zmey Gorynych statue. As if Russia wasn't scary enough already... In Slavic Mythology, Zmey Gorynych was a monsterous dragon. The creature is sometimes thought of as a Hydra (not yet profiled) because of its three heads. He was known best for the epic battle that he started with Dobrynya Nikitich. After three days of fighting, Dobrynya Nikitich was ready to give up but he recieved a message from heaven and began to fight...

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