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Travelling by train

In our world where everything is going so fast, travelling на поезде (by train) through Russia is a great experience. Imagine, it takes 9 days to […]

Education in Russia

With грамотность (a literacy rate) close to 100%, Russia shows its great concert about образование (education). According to Конституция Российской Федерации (the Constitution of the Russian […]

Kamchatka: peninsula or desk?

There is an выражение (expression) in Russia that will please students from the задняя парта (back row) – Kamchatka. The Geography Class But let’s start with […]

How Moscow got its name

Everybody, residents and guests of our capital, knows that the city stands on the bank of the Moskva river. Hence the name of Moscow. But why […]

Weather and proverbs

Weather is a great concern in Russia. We spent many cold months waiting for the short summer, and soon, after few busy weeks taking care of […]

Victory Day in Russia

Thanks to Hollywood movies, computer games, and state information, many people believe что победу над силами фашистов Гитлера во Второй мировой войне (that the victory over […]

Easter celebration with Kulich

With spring well on its way and nature waking up after a long winter, every Russian soul is filled with joy. And our happiness has not […]

The History and Traditions of Easter in Russia

For foreigners visiting Russia (and especially Moscow), it soon becomes obvious that доминирующая религиозная конфессия (the dominant religion) of our country is православное христианство (Orthodox Christianity). […]

Moscow metro

Московский метрополитен (Moscow Metro) is the fastest and most simple way to go around Moscow and its suburb. In 1935, the first part of the Сокольническая […]

Smiling in Russia

The culture of smiling A smile is an important and often indispensable element of communication in many cultures. In the public consciousness, people can be divided […]