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
Sochi is one of the youngest cities in Russia, founded only in 1838, but is one of the most surprising places in Russia too!
The city is full of paradoxes: it’s the first summer beach resort that hosted Winter Olympics.… 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
What to do in Russia
If you want a real Russian experience, you might want to get a local insight into the most Russian things to do.
Here we share with you TOP 3 things to do in Moscow which are very Russian and loved by Russians, and which you can do even when you have some hours in the city – on our Moscow layover tour.… Read more
There is a phenomenon in the history of Soviet Russian which is quite difficult to explain to a foreigner, and that is the communal apartment, or kommunalka, as it is commonly referred to in Russian…
You can’t live like this but you can’t live otherwise all the same —and this is a perfect description of the Soviet situation in general.… Read more
What do you know about Russians? The most popular opinions are: we drink vodka in the morning, never smile and have winter all year round.
So, myths unveiled! Here’s the truth – 31 facts about Russians!… Read more