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5 Russian foods that are surprisingly popular in the UK

12 Apr 2021

If you've ever been lucky enough to visit Russia, you will probably have tasted Russian cuisine and marvelled at the variety of dishes on offer. However, did you know that ...
06 Apr 2021

You might never have heard of Ералаш, or Yeralash (English: Mishmash), but in Russia, it is one of the best known children's programmes. It has been running for over 45 years ...
06 Apr 2021

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St Petersburg has an abundance of cool brunch spots right in the city centre. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to know which places are worth a visit.  So, ...
30 Mar 2021

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According to a Gallup poll conducted in January 2021, only 30% of Russian respondents felt that their compatriots would be willing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. It is no ...
26 Mar 2021

A small city with a big reputation, Oxford is one of the UK's most renowned places to visit. There are many attractive features of the city and its surrounding countryside - ...
19 Mar 2021

Final school exams are some of the most important exams that students will ever sit. In addition to the fact that they are essential for getting into university, these tests ...
18 Mar 2021

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COVID-19 has changed practically every aspect of our lives, language included. Below you will find a list of Russian COVID-19 vocabulary: an essential edition to any Russian ...
15 Mar 2021

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Contrary to what many people might imagine, Soviet supermarket shelves were not stacked with rows of brand-less commodities. In fact, the process of brand-creation was closely ...
08 Mar 2021

Happy International Women's Day! С восьмым марта! Today is the day where, all around the world, women are celebrated and appreciated. Different countries celebrate this ...
23 Feb 2021

Yesterday, the historic celebration of 'Defender of the Fatherland Day', or День Защитника Отечества in Russian, took place. It's a tradition already entrenched in history, ...
23 Feb 2021

Всем привет! My name is Anna and I'm a third year student at the University of Bristol in the UK. I'm studying for a degree in French and Russian, and as part of my studies I ...
10 Feb 2021

In most countries, a reliable Covid vaccine is months away, at least for the rest of us. If you don’t belong to a risk group or are not over 75 yet you need to wait at least ...