Culture

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Oct'17

Tea party

Do you think that only in China and Japan there are special tea ceremonies? Then you are wrong!   Because …

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09

Sep'17

The trip of my dream! Lake Baikal!

   I would like to share you with my dream!! Although I have been living in Russia, I have never …

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12

Jul'17

Soviet posters

Before the Russian revolution in 1917, which dismantled the Tsarist autocracy and led to the eventual rise of the Soviet Union, posters …

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10

Jul'17

The best place ever!

  Just over six months have passed since I visited this delightful city. To date I have visited quite a …

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12

May'17

«Brother 2»

Do you know anything about Russia in the 1990s? I‘m guessing you probably don’t. I was thinking for a long …

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19

Mar'17

Lolita

I am unaware of any other author of Russian descent who would be as popular in the US as Nabokov. …

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25

Jan'17

Vladimir Vysotsky

It is a big challenge to write about this man. I don’t hold to the illusion that many readers of …

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22

Dec'16

Celebration of New Year in Russia

Soviet postcard According to numerous polls, the favorite festival of Russian people is New Year. I am no exception: New …

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01

Jun'16

Pancake week

Pancake week is one of the few ancient pagan holidays which was preserved in Russia after the adoption of Christianity. …

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29

May'16

Easter

Paskha (Easter) is the biggest Orthodox holiday. Jesus Christ died and resurrected giving hope in eternal life through his resurrection. …

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