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Another piece by our brilliant student of Russian Jeff, this time on the subject of Russian weather - an important factor that has influenced the Russian mindset over the centuries.

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One of our students, a brilliant writer, has kindly contributed an article for us about his impressions of Moscow - 20 years ago, when he first visited the city, and now. How things have changed... So here is what a Londoner says:

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Russian superstitions

By Vlada Koroleva
Russians are a superstitious lot. You may not learn it in your Russian course, but beware: you will not be popular with a Russian host if you whistle in their house, or try to say good-bye or shake their hand over the threshold!

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17 Travel Tips for Russia

By Vlada Koroleva
Going to Russia? Whether it is a pleasure or business trip, these tips will help you feel more comfortable while travelling in Russia. Some of the tips are applicable to Moscow only, since I am a Muscovite!

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