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st petersburg literature

Saint-Petersburg in the literature

Artistic images surround us everywhere. After all, most writers find inspiration in nature and the outside world! Anna Akhmatova versified, “…I wish you knew the kind of garbage heap. Wild verses grow on, paying shame no heed”. And she was absolutely right! The Petersburg that Pushkin, Lermontov, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Goncharov, Turgenev, Bely, Akhmatova, Brodsky, Blok, […]

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The celebration of the New Year’s Day 2019 in Saint Petersburg

City celebrations Palace square Sennaya Ploschad (Sennaya square) Nevsky Prospekt Banquets in restaurants and hotels Tours Skating rinks and ski tracks Celebrating New Year’s Day on the ship Saint Petersburg is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. That is why a lot of people from different countries come here […]

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Russian food and drink

Generally, Russian people have three meals a day: breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In Russia, it doesn’t take much time to cook breakfast or to eat it. As a matter of fact, Russians aren’t used to eating a lot in the morning. An average breakfast consists of an omelet, sandwiches, corn flakes or something like that. […]

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traditional Russian Dresses

Russia vs other countries: how do men and women in different countries dress? Let’s hear the opinions of Russian fashion experts

Russia Sultanna Frantsuzova, the founder of Sultanna Frantsuzova brand, says, “To my thinking, our men are dressed worse than others. Sorry, but it’s a sad spectacle. Especially it concerns men in their 40s-50s.They have their own weird way of dressing that has nothing to do with fashion at all. Girls have a dress sense but […]

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Traditional Russian holidays

Traditional Russian holidays

You should see Russia yourself to dispel myths about this country. Bitter winter days will become a good background which will help you to take in the country spirit. In winter, you’ll realize why vodka is a national Russian drink. Walking along the Red Square or the windy embankment of the Neva river, going to […]

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