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15 November 2018


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1. Why Don't Russians Smile?

It is a common trope that Russians never smile. Which of course is interpreted to mean they are unfriendly, gloomy, sullen – positively Dostoyevskian. This, of course, is a complete misreading of body language and cultural norms.

Tags: culture, language, communication, humor
2. Russian Email Habits

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.

Tags: communication, etiquette
By Maria Kolesnikova

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