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The Upyr is a Russian vampire that is considered extremely vicious. This vampire attacks children first, and then it continues to kill the parents. The Upyr is able to rise during the day and sleep during the night. It has a fairly normal human appearance, so it is able to blend in with human society. […]

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In the Olonecian region of Russia, the people spread tales of the erestuny. According the the people of this region, any person, including pious Christians, could become a vampire if a sorcerer entered and took over the body at the moment of death. The peasant would appear to have recovered, but in fact had become […]

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