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Defender of the Fatherland day in Russia
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The importance of February 23 in Russia

Defender of the Fatherland Day Defender of the Fatherland Day is also referred to as men’s day and was established to commemorate men for their military achievements. Nowadays any man, without exception, receives congratulations on this day even though…

How do Russians celebrate Easter
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How is Easter Celebrated in Russia

Russia is an Orthodox country and usually celebrates Easter later than Catholic countries including England which is, as you all know, a Protestant country.  Russian Easter falls on the last Sunday of April meaning that this year, in 2019,…

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Who is Ded Moroz and Snegurochka?

 New Year Celebrated in Russia When I was a child I truly believed in Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost). I knew that if I behaved well throughout the year, Ded Moroz would give me lots of cool presents. Along with the American…

Russian winter sports
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Why are Russians so good at winter sports?

I am always filled with pride and joy for the Russians and their dazzling performance at the Winter Olympics. They do well at Alpine skiing, figure skating, speed skating, snowboarding etc. etc. And although Russians suck at football, they…

How to be a real Russian - Party like a Russian
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How to Become a Real Russian?

Party Like a Russian Have you ever heard ‘Party Like A Russian’ by Robbie Williams? And have you seen the video clip to the song? I watched it no less than 100 times purely to hear once again Prokofiev’s Dance…