Russian - A peasant girl. When her mother died, she gave Vassilisa a doll which would protect her. Her father then married again and his new wife and her two daughters became jealous of Vassilisa and sent her on an errand to the witch Baba-Yaga, hoping that she would be killed. The witch gave the girl several near-impossible tasks which, with the help of the doll, Vassilisa was able to accomplish. She waited until the witch fell asleep and then ran home, taking one of the many skulls from the witch's house. This skull had glowing eyes and it burned the stepmother and her daughters to ashes. Thereafter, Vassilisa lived happily with her old father. Sometimes referred to as Vassilisa, Vassilissa or Vassilissa.

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