Stereotypes related to Russians and alcohol For a long time, Russia had been worldwide considered as a drinking country. Russian drinking traditions are imagined as a mysterious ritual. Foreigners think that going through this ritual will reveal the mysteries not only of Russian soul, but of the meaning of life itself. More and more Russians […]
Russian superstitions concern gifts Perhaps you have heard that there are a lot of superstitions in Russia. Moreover, some of them concern gifts. Read the following pieces of advice in order not to find yourself in the awkward situation! 1.Watches are considered to be a bad sign for the family. Usually people associate them with […]
Babushkas in Russia are all different, but still have something in common Before the Revolution, Russia had its own polite titles: gospodin and gospozha, but also sudar and sudarynia. Soviet people used the word tovarishch and today we simply say man, woman, young woman and young man. In Russia, elderly women are often addressed as […]
Once the days become warmer and sunnier all Russians ahead to their dachas or just outside the city to make shashiki. Luckily, Karelia is a land of lakes, forests and just beautiful nature spots and there is no need to go far away from the city to enjoy nature and silence. Shashlik – this word […]
Enjoy Russian students visit the place where you can be a sailor, a captain or start a boat engine!