Something to reflect on in 2014 I thought I’d give everyone a small taste of what life is like here in Russia. I must admit I haven’t spoken a lot about what I’ve seen up to now, I’d say the reason is I haven’t felt truly qualified to say much. It’s like being an observer … More Happy Holidays – Something to reflect on in 2014
The True Russian Heart Hospitality is a great Russian virtue. Russian hospitality is known all over the world. Russian people are glad to welcome its guests and care of them as if they were relatives. An invitation to a Russian’s home is a real treat and education into the true meaning of hospitality. Visit a … More The True Russian Heart
Culture and Character Egalitarianism Egalitarianism is a social philosophy that advocates the removal of inequities among persons and a more equal distribution of benefits. This is rooted in the agricultural village milieu, not an invention of Communism. Peasants could not leave the mir without an internal passport, issued by their heads of household. Russians are … More Culture and Character of Russia
Have you ever heard about the “mysterious Russian soul” when someone starts talking about Russia or Russians. If you plan to come to Russia, or if you just want to understand them then you’ll find the following article of interest. Levada Analytical Center, non-governmental research organization in Russia, published some interesting results – statistics on … More What are the Morals of Russians?