Russia is one of the most folklore heavy countries in the world. It has folklore, history and myths about almost every aspect of their culture, and those myths certainly include Vampires. The Russian vampire shares a lot of the same traits as other European vampires, especially those from Eastern Bloc countries.
Eretica: The Eretica was often associated with the idea that those who believed certain things, like heretics, would become undead vampires. An Eretica, most famously, was a young, beautiful woman who sold her soul to the devil while still alive, and over the course of one day became an elderly woman who wore rags. Once the sun set, she and the other Ererticas would meet up in a hiding place—normally a ravine for a nightly sabbat.
The Eretica was, by all accounts, only active during the spring and fall. It slept in the coffins of those who had been…
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