For all of their trade with other cultures, the culture of medieval Russia changed very slowly. One way we can see this is the Sarafan which is now considered traditional dress in Russia. It’s first mentioned in the 13th century and was worn into the 20th century and beyond.
Kremlin Museum -Virtual tour, Armour Chamber, Online collection, research
Met Museum – Temple ring – 11th-12th C
archeo.academia.edu – Research papers – Russian and Viking papers
Ruscuisine.com recipes and food
LISTEN: IVAN THE TERRIBLE WAS A COMPOSER music is available here.