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Notes about Russia, Russian lifestyle, Russian culture, specifics and practicalities of daily living in Russia - by topic.

Russian culture

  • New Year - the most important holiday in Russia (Part 2)
  • Gender roles in Russian business environment
  • Do Russian people miss USSR?
  • May 1st, Labour Day, dacha and resilience of Russians
  • What is dacha?
  • Shashlik
  • Concept of personal space in Russia
  • New Year - the most important holiday in Russia (Part 1)
  • Russian holidays, traditions, celebrations

  • March 8th, women’s day in Russia (and why it is so important)
  • February 23rd — men’s day in Russia
  • Vacations and holidays in Russia
  • Maslenniza
  • Business in Russia, working in Russia

  • Finding job in Russia
  • A typical working day in Russian company
  • Meeting and greeting rituals in Russian offices
  • What manager means in Russia
  • Living in Moscow

  • Moscow daily life - summer
  • Railroad travel in Russia — part three.
  • September in Moscow
  • Organic food in Moscow
  • Safety in Moscow: essentials
  • Renting apartment in Russia - important considerations.
  • Is it possible to speak English in Russia?
  • Must haves of Moscow apartment
  • Good things about Moscow subway
  • Russia tipping culture, how to tip in Russia
  • Russian red caviar buying guide
  • Safety in Russia: beware of ticks
  • Tap water in Moscow
  • Visiting church in Russia
  • Clothing for Russian winter in Moscow
  • Bad things about Moscow subway
  • Specifics of grocery shopping in Moscow: case study
  • Moscow gets first snow
  • What to wear when Moscow winter starts
  • Fog in Moscow
  • Railroad travel in Russia — part two.
  • Ecology in Moscow
  • Seasons in Moscow: beginning of spring
  • Railroad travel in Russia — part one.
  • Moscow housing: benefits and disadvantages of Moscow downtown
  • Moscow airports - DME - Domodedovo
  • Places and events in Moscow

  • Moscow honey fair
  • Bitzevsky park in Moscow
  • Moscow Vnukovo VKO airport
  • Having beer in Moscow (craft beer)
  • Russian food

  • Russian chocolate
  • The strangest Russian food — okroshka