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Understand Russia book cover

Understand Russia Book Published!

E-book and Paperback available! My Dear Readers! Thank you so much for sending me your smart, witty and sometimes totally unexpected questions about Russia, reading…

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healthy lifestyle

Healthy Lifestyle – A New Trend In Russia

Russians are well-known for their love for vodka and festive dinners, which include lots of pies and salads with mayo. Being in a cold country,…

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Pie

From Russia With Love!

My dear readers! I was thinking – how to celebrate St’Valentines with you and how to show my love to you on this very special…

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Serving Food – Russian Way

I love receiving your questions about Russia! It is fascinating to see what interests you and which questions you ask. I would’ve never invented some…

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Russian Maslenitsa tea time

If You Are Invited To a Russian Home – Russian Hospitality

What to expect if your Russian friends invited you to their place? How to prepare for your visit? First of all – prepare to enjoy…

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mushroom picking

Mushroom Picking – Russian Tradition and Passion

For most people, living on our planet, mushrooms are either champignon or shiitake mushrooms and both are sold in a grocery store. For Russians – mushrooms…

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People of Moscow – Cheese Sommelier

Understand Russia is opening a new chapter today – People of Russia. The first interview is with an entrepreneur Alexander Krupetskov, a former programmer, who…

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Spanish jamón

How Did The Self-Imposed Food Embargo Impact Russia

Last year our government decided to give an asymmetrical response to the sanctions, imposed by Western countries. Russia banned import of food from countries, which…

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Beef Stroganoff

What Russians Eat For Lunch And Dinner

Lunch is the main meal of the day in Russia. In old times workers were evaluated by their appetite – how you eat was supposed to…

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Syrniki - an option for a tasty Russian breakfast

What Russians Eat For Breakfast

We already described a festive Russian meal. Now it is time to talk about a typical daily eating habits. That does vary by region, so…