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To thank (blagodarit) is one of the Russian language's most beautiful words. We go in for a deep dive.
In this issue, Uchites looks at the Russian custom of affixing people with three different names.
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...
Why is it that Russians don't answer email? We explore this conundrum, and whether it has some roots in Russian business or personal culture.
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