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You’ve probably heard about "the mysterious Russian soul". Well, it's our task to make it better understandable... to you, our viewers!

Yes, Russians have millions of stories to tell, so that’s why we try to focus on the most important ones, namely on those that will help you to get a better idea of what real Russia is like, and who the people living here are.

Why don't Russians smile? As usual, the devil is in the details: traditions, habits and superstitions lie at the basis of the Russian mindset and form most of the cliches about Russians. Want to know more about weird Russian quirks? Check out our short explainers on the most notable ones!

Wanna dig deeper? Try to focus on Russian history, art & science: these aspects will surely give you a better understanding of Russian impact on global culture. Here you can find any topics from the creation of new antibiotics to the famous Russian ballet.

Let’s get back to Russian society. Russia is a multinational country with a long and complex history, and learning about it will surely prompt more questions. Who are they and why don’t they always look like Slavs? What do Russians think about their past? We know how to answer these questions.

One of the best ways to find out something about yourself is to ask about it. Our foreign friends are on hand to share their experience on moving to Russia and assimilating here, living and going out with Russian people, and give recommendations on how to succeed in it.

So, stay tuned and check out our weekly Friday livestreams to learn more about our host Anna’s personal point of view on all the important questions concerning Russia! See you!

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