We often make reviews of interesting habits and traditions of other countries. Another culture always markedly differs from ours, and many things of everyday life can surprise us greatly.
However, our lives can shock foreigners as well.… Read more
The history of migration from Russia to the USA begins in 1700s from Russian fur traders. The reasons to leave Russia were different: to enjoy new taste of freedom and start a new life in the land of opportunity, to escape the famine, disease and dire poverty, in 1900s – to escape the revolution, social chaos and politician persecution.… Read more
Russian cuisine is really diverse due to historic and geographic factors. There are a lot of interesting Russian national dishes that we highly recommend to try when visiting Moscow. Here is a beginner’s list to the best of Russian food in the best Russian restaurants in Moscow.… Read more
The time difference between the westernmost and the easternmost regions of Russia is nine hours. Today we are going to talk about Kaliningrad, 2018 FIFA host (one of) and the westernmost region of Russia .… Read more
What’s the difference between WWII and the Great Patriotic War? World War II is, by all means, one of the most controversial events in the world history and some countries seem to be unable to come to an agreement about achievements of this or that country.… Read more
Russia is famous for the variety of traditions and rites, especially connected with weddings. Several centuries ago the wedding was a ritual complex. If any of rituals wasn’t abided the marriage was considered as an unsuccessful union.… Read more
If you’re not from Russia forget everything you think you know about Russia. Instead, take a trip to Kazan, one of the most diverse, historical and beautiful cities in Russia and explore its 1000-year heritage, something Moscow and St Petersburg can’t brag about.… Read more
We all know that there are 1001 differences between Russians and Americans.
You don’t have to take tours of Moscow and St Petersburg to notice how different our realities are.
Here we share with you our observation and stereotypes, and what we believe American life is comparing to Russian.… Read more
Since medieval times Russian culture and religion in Russia have been diverse.
Moscow is a multinational and multi-religious city with prevailing Russian orthodox religion and Islam religion.
Today Moscow has hundreds of Orthodox churches, Muslim mosques and Jewish synagogues.… Read more
It’s Russia Day today, celebrated on June 12 every year since 1992, devoted to the creation of the Russian Federation after the dissolution of Soviet Union. We collected fun facts about Russian culture, Russian traditions, Russian holidays and Russians.… Read more