Russia Map - Geography and Maps of Russia
Under Peter I (ruled 1682-1725), Russian hegemony was extended to the Baltic
Sea and the country became the Russian Empire. During the 19th century, more
The Russian Sleep Experiment - Urban Legends
Did Russian researchers conduct an experiment in which five prison inmates
were deprived of sleep for 15 days straight, driving them to insanity and ...
Ded Moroz, the Russian Santa - Russia's Santa Claus
The Russian Santa Claus is known as Ded Moroz. “Ded Moroz” translates to “
Grandfather Frost” in English, but most English speakers simply call him “Father ...
Russian Easter Traditions - Eastern Europe Travel
Easter in Russia is one of the most important Russian holidays. The Russian
Orthodox Church celebrates Easter according to the Orthodox calendar, and it
Top Ten Myths About Russia - Russia Travel - About.com
You've probably heard a lot of “facts” about Russia that you assume to be true.
Whenever I tell someone that I'm Russian, I usually get one of the statements ...
Russian Names: Nicknames, Patronymic and Family Names
Why do Russians have so many names? Find out everything you need to know
about Russian names, including nicknames, family names, and the Russian ...