How Russians changed my life: Tim from the U.S.

Growing up in the West we’re certain beyond even the slightest doubt that we know everything, that our view on history is the only possible view. Well, that mentality dies (or at least goes into crisis) as soon as you cross the border. Russia has a very

House of Romanov: The Royal Family’s who’s who

Russian’s Imperial bloodline ruled the Empire for about 300 years, from the early…

A Russian has invited me to their home: What should I expect?

If you have received an invitation from a Russian to come to their home, you can be certain of only one thing — that at least they like you. But now the trick is not to screw up because there can often be a few ‘traps’ waiting in Russian homes.

Across the frozen waters of Lake Baikal

When this 76-year-old Russian pensioner needs to herd her cows, she skates across the frozen waters of Lake Baikal to find them.

Верны ли стереотипы о русских?

Стереотипы — безусловно, результат обобщений. Но все же есть причины для их существования. Недавно мы говорили об образе типичного американца. Это упитанный, шумный, гордый персонаж, зачастую имеющий при себе огнестрельное оружие. Но теперь мы отправимся в самую большую страну на Земле и рассмотрим стереотипы, приписываемые россиянам.


5 tips for a happy life with a Russian woman

You’ll never be bored with a Russian wife or girlfriend: There will be drama, love, romance, fights, breakups, and makeups — so here a few tips to help you keep things in check.