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By Natalie O. Kononenko

The blind mendicant in Ukrainian people culture is a little-known social order, yet a big one. The singers of Ukrainian epics, those minstrels have been geared up into expert guilds that set criteria for education and function. Repressed through the Stalin period, this can be their tale.

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