Altai is in Southern Siberia.
Old Believers are Russian who rejected the new “religion” and kept to the Old Eastern Orthodox Religion of times before the 17th century.
Mmmn. 1603. Such an important date. The date that the Romanov came to power and began to destroy the Old Believers.
I feel them. Outcast. Unwanted. Unneeded. Abandoned.
But we can keep our ancestors and our history ALIVE.
Neeps and tatties and mince. LOL!
BTW – neeps are SWEDES not turnips. You turnip-heads.