Why in Russia it is not customary to smile

Many foreigners, coming to Russia, are amazed at the gloom and gloom of the Russians. The Village publication with Joseph Sternin, Doctor of Philology and the author of the article "Smile in Russian Communicative Behavior", decided to dot the issue in this matter and explain to everyone why it is not possible to smile in Russia ...

"They are not diplomats, but personnel intelligence officers": the US press about the expulsion of Russians

“Putin is not worried about Russian diplomats in the United States,” says Samantha Vinograd, the “talking head” of the channel, who worked on the National Security Council under Barack Obama, on the CNN website. “He doesn't need them in America to get information about us. He hacked our infrastructure, ...

Alexey Serebryakov about emigration and the difference between Russians and Americans

Russian actor Alexei Serebryakov, who emigrated to Canada, believes that the Russian national idea is "strength, arrogance and rudeness." He stated this in an hour-long interview with video blogger Yuriy Dudy, published on the Youtube channel "vDud". “Until now, neither knowledge, nor ingenuity, nor enterprise, ...

Russian deputy of New York accused of fraud and drug trafficking

Alec Brook-Krasny has been charged with drug conspiracy and government insurance fraud. Former Muscovite and former New York State Assembly member Alec Brook-Krasny was among 13 employees and owners of 3 Brooklyn clinics who were indicted in New York on drug trafficking charges ...

Than Russians amaze Americans

If American culture is a familiar word for Russians, then Americans have heard little about Russian culture and habits and not necessarily the truth. This is what they would have to face if they were raised in Russian families. 1. Russian feast is not ...

In “Russian” Brooklyn, support for Trump is guaranteed. VIDEO

The latest polls in the United States show that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has regained her advantage over her rival Republican candidate Donald Trump since last week's Democratic convention, Voice of America reported. Earlier, according to CNN, ...

Billionaire Musk told how he wanted to buy a rocket from the Russians

In the book Elon Musk, the billionaire told how he could not work with Russian rocket scientists and how he was inspired by Soviet textbooks. Elon Musk launches rockets into space, builds luxury electric cars, dreams of making a person an interplanetary species and is going to turn solar panels into the energy of the future. ...

Ulitskaya: Those who write off, remain in the second year. For a second term. For the second century

Lyudmila Ulitskaya. Her name is familiar to most Russian-speaking readers around the world and has become synonymous with amazing, amazing and honest books that are unmatched. Her works have long been included in the category of those that in no case should be missed. Her sincere ...

Russian dolls arrived in New York

Puppet theater named after S.V. Obraztsova brought the performance "An Unusual Concert" to New York. It is included in the Guinness Book of Records: it has been played almost 10 thousand times in various languages ​​of the world. The history of the comic puppet show began in 1939, when screenwriter Alexander Vvedensky ...

It's open again: will Russians and Americans fight for Cuba

“Forum” visited Cuba to find out what local residents expect from the restoration of relations with the United States, how this will affect friendship with Russia and whether capital from the post-Soviet countries will rush to the island. Havana falls asleep late, the city is still poorly lit. IN…

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