Search Results

There are 14 item(s) tagged with the keyword "culture".

Displaying: 11 - 14 of 14

11. 6 Things Russian Babushkas Disapprove Of

What comes to mind when you think of a Russian national icon? Vodka, matryoshkas, bears? Fyodor Dostoyevsky? Alla Pugacheva? Cheburashka? Surprisingly few people, including Russians themselves, mention babushkas, the omnipresent grandmothers in head scarves.  Yet their influence is huge. Red Square huge. Katyusha rocket huge. So it pays to know how to please them...

Tags: babushkas, culture, étiquette
By Yelena McManaman
12. Obama's Speech in Moscow

President Obama gave a nice tribute to Russian culture in his speech to Moscow college students.

Tags: culture, space, obama
By Paul E. Richardson
13. Ded Moroz

Ded Moroz; Grandfather Frost; is the Russian counterpart to the Western Santa Claus and other Gift Givers worldwide. He and his assistant, Snegurochka, continue to delight children and adults alike. In 2000, Santa Claus traveled to Russia to meet Ded Moroz for the first time!

Tags: Christmas, culture
By Linda DeLaine
14. The Russian Conundrum

An essay on what it takes to understand the conundrum that is Russia.

Tags: russia, history, culture, literature
By Paul E. Richardson

Displaying: 11 - 14 of 14

About Us

Russian Life is a 29-year-young, award-winning publishing house that creates a bimonthly magazine, books, maps, and other products for Russophiles the world over.

Our Contacts

Russian Life
PO Box 567
Montpelier VT 05601-0567

800-639-4301
802-223-4955