CultureShock! Russia by Anna Pavlovskaya

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Furthermore, the overwhelming majority of Muscovites speak Russian as their first language. It is the mother tongue of the Muscovite Armenians, the Muscovite Georgians and the Muscovite Tartars. Those who have chosen Moscow as a place to live are also Russian in the way they live and in their cultural traditions. Until recently, those coming to the capital have willingly given themselves over to its rhythm, partly keeping their national traditions such as their eating habits and their favourite national dishes.

Good-quality vodka can be bought almost everywhere, you just need to beware of the cheap brands. Russians drink for many reasons, in joy and sadness, from melancholy and boredom, after a hard day’s work or when there is nothing to do, to warm up or to chill out. More often than not, drinking goes hand in hand with a good conversation: going out to the countryside with friends, First Impressions 25 heading off hunting or fishing, meeting up to discuss the latest news, meeting by chance after work, etc.

Where else in the world would you be told, in a half-whisper, that it is probably better to choose something different as it is not fresh? ” However, coming face to face with the sadly well-known Russian bureaucracy can be a pleasant surprise. Years spent comparing the bureaucracies in many leading countries such as the USA, France and Italy have led this author to conclude that their Russian colleagues are no worse, and in some cases better, than their foreign counterparts. Yes, there are delays, endless papers and indifferent bureaucrats who are tired of their life of responsibilities.

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