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All posts tagged Holidays

Fireworks on the Victory Day in Moscow

Russian Clouds Sure Have a Silver Lining

There are some things that we, here in Russia, take for granted. One of such things is that it is always sunny on major holidays….

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Russian festive dinner

Festive Dinner USSR Style (recipes included)

Nowadays in Moscow you really do not know what the hosts of the dinner party prepared for you. It can be anything – from oysters…

Fireworks in Moscow

How Holidays Disrupt Business in Russia

One of the many things that surprise expats about Russia is the amount of holiday and vacation time. Understanding local time-off habits is very important…

Mimosa flowers

8th of March – International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated in some countries and is completely unknown in the others. It is a big holiday in Russia, but the symbolic…

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Cheating at exams

25th of January – Student’s Day and Tatiana’s Name Day

Do all Russians celebrate their name days as you do? The short answer is no. Name day used to be celebrated by most people in…