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Learn Russian | Russian wedding traditions.

Weddings in Russia so much more than just getting the bride down the aisle. It can be two-day long event packed with unusual and quirky traditions, from kidnapping to drinking out of shoes to customary party games. The most weird Russian wedding traditions:  1 ) To pay a ransom fo the bride. Before to get… Continue reading Learn Russian | Russian wedding traditions.

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Learn Russian | Meet Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov

Many Russians have achieved tremendous success in various fields (in science, in economics, in sports). Today I want to write about the “hero” of modern Russia.  A Russian mixed martial artist Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov best known for his record of longest unbeaten record of 27 wins in mixed martial arts (MMA). He was born on… Continue reading Learn Russian | Meet Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov

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Learn Russian | Differences between Russian and American schools

You might think, education is everywhere the same, may be it is. But in this article I would like to point some differences between Russian schools and schools in other countries. For every Russian pupil 1st of September is not just 1st day of Autumn its Knowledge Day and the First Bell. It’s solemn, it’s… Continue reading Learn Russian | Differences between Russian and American schools

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Learn about Russian culture | Tea ceremony.

Two things Russian people are well known for : Vodka and Tea. Leaving coffee and cocktails to Western Europe, Russians are experts in producing and selecting vodka and unstoppable in their incessant consumption of tea. An extremely significant part of Russian culture is tea. It warms you up, wakes you up, and is nice after… Continue reading Learn about Russian culture | Tea ceremony.

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Learn Russian. Eat like Russian!

Probably everyone considers their national dishes the most delicious and I am not exception. I think Russian food is delicious and I can prove it. Traditionally no lunch is complete without soup. The most famous soups are: Borscht, Solyanka, Okroshka, Shchi. Borscht is made of beets, potatoes, cabbage, carrots, spring onions, garlic, and tomatoes and… Continue reading Learn Russian. Eat like Russian!

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Learn Russian. What countries speak Russian?

Around 265 million people speak Russian, and it is especially popular in 17 countries besides Russia Russian is the official language of Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, and it’s considered an unofficial lingua franca in Ukraine and many former Soviet countries. These include Azerbaijan, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Many Russian speaking immigrants live… Continue reading Learn Russian. What countries speak Russian?

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What is the relationship between Russian language and Russian culture?

When you learn Russian, you also learn Russian culture. When you interact with another language, it means that you are also interacting with the culture that speaks the language.Learning Russian language, does not only involves learning its alphabet, the word arrangement and the rules of grammar, but also learning about the specific society's customs and… Continue reading What is the relationship between Russian language and Russian culture?