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    Tambov Region

Tambov Region is a Russian Federation subject, a part of Central Federal District. The provincial capital of the region is Tambov. Tambov Region shares boarders with Ryazan Region, Penza Region, Saratov Region, Voronezh Region and Lipetsk Region. The Russians had begun settling this region already before the Mongolian and Turkish invasion happened in 13th century. Final colonization took place in the 17th century only, when the Russian administration built embattled cities of Tambov and Kozlov for boundary protection and providing colonization of the Black Earth Area.

There is an idiom in the Russian language: "Tambov wolf is comrade for you". It is tied with history of the region.

There is a Wolf museum in Tambov, appeared because of the mentioned idiom. The concept of the museum is an attempt to create a model for modern mythology, being worked out from the bottom of the mind, representing kind of syncretism, which includes elements of artistic and analytic, narrative and ritual, psychological and ethnical, cognitive and recreational. All the discource of the museum is based on the image of the wolf, which is very rich in meanings and associations. Museum includes biological exposition (all wolves of the world), historic and culturological one (image and theme of the wolf in the history, ethnography, mythology of the different peoples of the world), art show of the works, where a wolf as a main character and exposition of the Tambov Wolf, including everything tied with this idiom.


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