The Beginning On June 12, 1990 Soviet leaders signed a declaration of Russiaâ€™s state sovereignty. That document symbolized the beginning of democratic reforms in Russia. It also marked one of the first steps to the official dissolution of the Soviet Union. The first celebration occurred on June 12 became a public holiday in 1994. Russian … More On a Search for True Meaning “Russia Day”
Who’s Crazier? Italians vs. Russians
I must admit when I found these two pictures I got excited. My blog is about building bridges between countries through the understanding that we all are very similar. It’s amazing what can be spoken through pictures and I think these two speak a lot. Life in Czech Republic In my time here, I’ve seen … More Mirror Reflections – Czech Republic & Russia
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In the middle of winter when it’s -30 degrees Celcius (-22 Fahrenheit) it would certainly stand to reason to warm up the body with vodka, but the first choice would have to be Chai or to the westerner tea. Either way it’s the first choice of drink for Russians and not necessarily for the winter … More So what is Russia’s most popular drink?
Vietnamese life is profoundly influenced by ancestor worship. Children learn at a very early age that they owe everything to their parents and their ancestors. Doing well in school and working hard honours one’s parents and the family name. Respect for parents and ancestors is extended to all elders, whose life experiences are valued. Marriage … More Mirror Reflections – Vietnam & Russia
If there was an island that fit the description for 20,000 leagues under the sea it would have been here. It makes one wonder if the Russians read the novel before exploring for a spot for a top-secret submarine base. For nearly 20 years, this base operated in Broutona Bay with submarines moving in and … More Russia’s Island of Captain Nemo – Cold War Submarine Base