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The Russian Vodka Culture

Phil Latessa | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact
Phil Latessa

During the time I managed these two exchange projects, my U.S. volunteers were surprised at the low state of investment in the health system. Hospitals were run down and poorly equipped. They were even more surprised at the vodka culture.

Moscow's May Day March Brings 100,000 To Red Square

AP | Posted 05.01.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — About 100,000 people have marched through Red Square to celebrate May Day, the first time the annual parade has been held on the vast ...

10 Food Reasons Russians Are More Hardcore Than The Rest Of Us

Posted 02.21.2014 | Taste

Two words: dressed herring.

WATCH: A Russian Tour Of Brooklyn's Brighton Beach

Megan Snedden | Posted 08.23.2012 | Travel
Megan Snedden

As I entered a barbershop along Brighton Beach Avenue in Brooklyn, a record screeched. A crowd of women in fur coats who donned peroxide-processed coifs glanced at me, perplexed.

Ninotchka Laughed. Now Misha Speaks -- Speaks Russian, That Is

Laurence Vittes | Posted 06.12.2012 | Arts
Laurence Vittes