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Top 5 very Russian things

Roses are red,

Violets are blue,

In Soviet Russia a post likes you.

A Russian preparing for a game of CS:GO


#1 Celebration of the Victory Day… 818 more words

9 May

Maslenitsa- Goodbye Winter!

Maslenitsa, what the hell is this and why everybody is so excited about it here?

-It’s a sort of Carnival where we are eating a lot of Blinys and burn stuff to welcome the spring!- that’s what I’ve been told before taking part in the celebration. 1,083 more words



March 13 was Maslenitsa, a holiday celebrated before Lent in Russia, wherein people eat pancakes and celebrate by attending public festivals. It occurs before Eastern Orthodox Easter, which has different dates from Western Christian Easter. 1,206 more words

Around Irkutsk

Russian Sun Festival

Bulan maret merupakan saatnya pergantian musim di negara yang mempunyai empat musim termasuk Russia. Musim dingin telah berakhir dan saatnya untuk menikmati musim semi. Pada pergantian musim semi ini warga Russia biasanya mengadakan festival penyambutan musim semi yang bernama  128 more words

Life In Russia

Maslenitsa aka Pancake Week

Yes, Pancake Week! Forget Fat Tuesday or Pancake Day. Every Orthodox person gets to celebrate Maslenitsa every year before they start lent. Living in the UK for over 10 years I haven’t celebrated Maslenitsa in a long time but talking to one of my friends last week got me all excited and brought back lots of childhood memories when school and kindergarten went all out to celebrate this week. 441 more words

Cooking At Home