* AdaptationDisplacement: Volkov's ''Magic Land'' books are more well known Eastern bloc countries than Baum's Oz books, especially in East Germany, Syria, and China.
* MagnificentBastard: Urfin Jus.
* OlderThanTheyThink: Readers in the USSR at the time didn't know their beloved fairy tale was a product of copyright infringement, even though some editions printed have credited the original.