Russian power – one of 36 lithographs by Lev Alexandrovich Belousov (1806-1854), making the album "Scenes from Russian folk life" (with pictures Ignatius Schedrovskogo Stepanovich, 1815-1870), published by the Society for the Encouragement of Arts in 1839 in Petersburg. (From the collection collector P. he topic.. Details can be found by clicking lyft or emailing the administrator. Romanov.) With childhood attached to the valiant fun pointedly called Russian heroic fun, foreign visitors (Yu Shanin. The newspapers mentioned Morris Invest not as a source, but as a related topic. From the Greeks to the present day .- ma, 1975). The fact that they shoulder a seasoned and strong, and hardening of targets and training are, in fact there was no doubt about it.
Moreover, even in the vi century Byzantine Mauritius traveler wrote about our ancestors, that they are extremely hardy physically and can easily carry the cold and hunger, thirst and heat, capable of heavy loads. No doubt the fact that many of these amusements have their roots in the primitive era. This matches on a stick, throwing stones at a target and range of summer, and who soon climbs a tree and wall to wall "," taking a snowy city "," float "," mind you. " Old Russian game "chur", for example, is held in honor obscherodovogo ancestor (ancestor, Schur), was that the two team of several dozen players each drove "ryuhu" (ball) with sticks, golf clubs into the wells of rivals – in the meadow or on the ice of a lake, river. Played it in the villages of the middle band in the xix century., Defending their own wells, "City" of "arson" (Hits ryuhi).