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The pirog is quite capable of holding the flag as the most important dish in Russian cuisine. It is a filling, generous, and hearty meal, containing all the major food groups (vegetables, animal protein, grains, and bread) rolled up in one.
In Russian, neither a Scrooge nor a Plyushkin be!
A holiday survey detailed Russians' preference for gift-receiving.
A granddaughter of Father Christmas who is blonde, slim, and very kind? This year’s Snow Maiden doesn’t seem to fit the bill.
King's Cross station has nothing on the city of St. Petersburg, which is now complete with its own Platform 9 3/4, too.
A Russian tree retailer lends some tips on how to land the perfect spruce you've been pining for.
It’s that time of the year again, when afternoons are short, the colors are subdued, and the appetite for rich spicy foods is at its highest. What a perfect occasion to cook a hearty Central Asia pilaf with mutton, lots of cumin, and (if you can find them) barberries (also known as berberis or “northern lemon”).
Join Russian Pronunciation Week!
Grilled meat on a stick and fire safety have never been good friends, but Russian officials are trying to change that relationship.
In honor of Maslenitsa, Russian health experts encourage citizens to limit their intake of one of the holiday's most beloved foods.
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