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Why do Russians Wear Slippers at Home?

Every Russian foreigner, who visits Russia, and at least once has come to visit a Russian person at their home, is interested in the question: “Why do Russians wear slippers at home?”, as it is not a custom in most countries. You’ll find the answers to this question and many others in our article.

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June 12 - Russia Day

June 12 – Russia Day

Russia Day is an important state holiday for all people in Russia. It is celebrated every year on June 12. Until 2002 this holiday used to have a different name – Day of Adoption of the Declaration of State Sovereignty of Russia. Russia Day is considered to be one of the newest state holidays.

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10 Fun Russian Phrases about Animals

Every language has lots of phrases that refer to both animals and people. The Russian language is not an exception. Every animal has its own features that we also can refer to people. Let’s look at 10 fun Russian phrases about animals.

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Ligo in Latvia and Ivan Kupala Day in Russia

Ligo or Ivan Kupala Day is the same holiday, although in some countries it has a different name. Traditionally, Ligo is celebrated only in Latvia. In Russia, this holiday is called Ivan Kupala Day. In this article, we are going to look at the features of each holiday.

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Russian Books Everyone Should Read

Russian classical literature is an absolutely unique phenomenon. It has its own spirit, its own features which reveal the special character of the Russian soul. Stories described in the books by Russian classical authors are always surprising and unique, and they affect every reader’s feelings.

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Must-See Russian Movies

Recently we talked about Russian classical books. We’ve decided to keep telling you about Russian art. Today we’re going to speak about Russian movies every foreigner who visits Russia must see.

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How to Overcome Language Barriers?

Nowadays, you can often come across such a thing as a “language barrier” and, probably, each of us have faced this problem at least once in their life.  In this article, we’ll talk to you about how to overcome a language barrier and start to communicate in a foreign language.

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Kitchen Appliances in Russian

Kitchen Appliances in Russian

In this article, we are going to look at how to say the names of main kitchen appliances in Russian. This article will help those of you who are going to buy kitchen appliances in a store or online.

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Russian Games

Games that determined a person’s character, temper, and lifestyle occupied a special and significant place in the culture of each nation. For many years, Russian games have been an integral part of everyday life, as well as part of entertainment during holidays for both children and adults.

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Kitchenware in Russian

Kitchenware in Russian

In our last article, we talked about the names of kitchen appliances. So, today we are going to tell you about kitchenware in Russian.

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