You Hoard It Wrong

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Few things speak to the strength and resilience of a nation like the list of items its members choose to…

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When you arrive at the Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow (did you notice how Russian passengers applauded the pilot for landing…

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The Glorious Communist Patty… Russian Food Guide, Part 8

America, we need to have a talk. It won't be a pleasant one, but it needs to happen. I will…

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Please to Celebrate in Orderly Manner!

What do Russians celebrate this time of the year? Is it Christmas? Do we celebrate Christmas? We celebrate Christmas, right?…

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This is Kasha. Made in Russia… The Russian Food Guide, Part 7

There is an old Russian saying: "What is good for a Russian is death to a German", which is generally…

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