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Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

Adapting to life in the USA: how to get rid of the fears and habits of the homeland and open up to new things

For many coming to the United States, immigration seemed like a dream come true. However, there are often cases when bright expectations and first enthusiasm give way to disappointment, nostalgia for an abandoned homeland torments more and more, and some immigrants even begin to regret their decision ...

Noisy Toilets, Ice Drinks, and Inverted Dates: 15 Unexpected Facts About the US and Americans

When you live in the USA, these things seem quite ordinary to you, but they literally shock foreigners. Why do Americans bend their fingers back, why don't they pay taxes, why do they build toilets like this, and who really came up with the fries? Today I…

Doctor's advice: how to buy medicine in the American pharmacy at the best price

Once we had a doctor visiting us, and he shared his advice on how to buy a medicine in a pharmacy at the best price. Living in America - shake it off! First tip Download the GoodRx app, it's free. There, enter the name of the medicine, and the application ...

Timur Mirzaev

Business enthusiast, owner of 5 large companies in the USA and Uzbekistan

Truck business in the USA: where to start, what to do and where to go

Greetings! Business enthusiast Timur Mirzaev is with you again. In all of my previous columns for ForumDaily, we talked about business in general. Now I decided to bring some specifics into this conversation. If you are interested in my experience and knowledge, as well as advice ...

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

How an immigrant from Russia became an expert of leading US think tanks without connections and specialized education: personal experience

In fact, Russian analysts and scientists work in the United States, although they are much less common here than, say, IT specialists from Russia. Most often, such people work in American universities, and much less often in think tanks, or so-called think ...

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

How Russia trains and deploys spies in the United States and how effective they are

June marks the 11th anniversary of the largest spy scandal in the history of Russia and the United States. As a result of the betrayal of the former colonel of the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) of Russia, Alexander Poteyev, the FBI uncovered a network of deeply conspiratorial illegal spies. Many of them have lived under strangers for decades ...

How to buy a used car in the USA and not get burned

I am the kind of person who can write about cars. Just kidding, I'm not very good with cars, but in this article I will tell you what to look out for and what resources to use to buy a used car in the USA. I know all this from those close to me ...

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

American philanthropy: how the system of assistance to the needy actually works in the USA

Mexican Ivan does not know a word of Russian and has never been to Russia. He says with a smile that he inherited the Russian name from his parents, who really wanted to name the boy Juan. However, since Ivan already had older brothers ...

How to enter a US university with full funding: personal experience

I was born and raised in a very small town in Russia. After leaving school, I entered the Ural Economic University (USUE) with a degree in world economics, which I graduated with honors. During my studies, I managed to visit the USA 2 times as ...

Personal experience: how to survive in the USA without your own car

“Look at the car we drove through the vineyards in California,” an American colleague showed me pictures of a brand new red Porshe 911 that he and a friend rented on vacation. - I have long dreamed of riding one! Hear how the motor sounds! ” I asked how they ...

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