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"Porridge from an axe" is a Russian national fairy tale about a resourceful soldier who was very hungry. An old woman in the house where the soldier stayed, was very greedy and didn't want to give food to a soldier. So he had to use a ruse and suggested to an old woman to cook porridge from an axe. The old woman was surprised very much that it is possible to cook porridge from an axe and agreed to give to the soldier her axe. Step by step the soldier asked her for different products, saying that with them porridge from the axe would be more tasty. As a result, he cooked a very delicious porridge with the right products. And the axe was simply a small ruse.