Russia Survival Guide BLOG

MAYA KRIVCHENIA

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Ms. Krivchenia grew up in a small town in Ohio, USA.  In 2005 she won a Fulbright to study Russian music at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg.  After her Fulbright year she was so in love with Russia that she has decided to make her life and career there.

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Russian customs and superstiotions

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Superstitions plays huge role in daily life of Russian people. Everybody -  from serious businessmen to little children follow them. Sometimes Russian people behave weird from foreigners’ point of view. In  order not to behave incorrect communicating with locals you need to know some the most popular superstitions. Please, don’t try to analyze and understand them, just remember.

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Why Russian women always wear high heels and full make up?

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When you ask foreigner what the main exported resources of Russia, they always answer – oil, gas, vodka and add jokingly — women. The beauty of Russian women is known around the world. Visitors to Russia are always surprised to see that Russian women look like they are going to an Oscar night gala dinner even if they are just ging to grocery store or throw away garbage.

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