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Personal experience: can they not be hired in the USA due to the Russian accent?

Is it really because of the Russian accent they may not be hired? In short, of course, they may not take it. Say, if the specialty implies perfect English, and your accent is so strong that you yourself do not always understand what you want to say. Again…

Without a Christmas tree, gifts and expectation of a miracle: how Americans celebrate New Year

This year in Washington on New Year forecast heavy rain and +11. Needless to say, it does not carry any special sensation of the approaching holiday. There is no fabulous atmosphere, the expectation that some small miracle is about to happen. Where is the holiday? Nights with ...

What our immigrants lack during the New Year in the USA

I have been living with my family for several years in the USA, and we also celebrate the New Year here in the States. Americans celebrate this holiday quite differently from us. If you don’t meet the coming year in New York or on the main square of one of ...

From America to Russia: how to send gifts to relatives according to all the rules and not overpay

Sending a package from the USA to Russia is much easier. Despite the new customs rules and tax laws that are regularly introduced in both countries, alternative services are also created to make senders easier to live. I want to tell how I favorably arranged the delivery of the parcel in ...

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

Festive mood: where to go if you meet Christmas alone

One of the most favorite holidays of the Americans is approaching - Christmas. The anticipation of this day is felt at almost every step: in the garlands sparkling on the streets, decorated with lights of private houses, homemade nativity scenes in the courtyards of churches and eternal Christmas trees, meeting us in all public places - ...

Postcards and ugly sweaters: 8 interesting facts about celebrating Christmas in the USA

Happy holidays to you and your family! (“Happy holidays to you and your family!”) - this is how you can say hello, say goodbye and sign emails in the USA from Thanksgiving, that is, a month before Christmas. Thanks to this, and many more ...

Few immigrants know about this: what needs to be done after an interview in the USA to get a job

Let's talk about what happens after the interview about working in the USA. Maybe you thought that after the end of the interview you can only wait for a letter from the company with further instructions. It was not there. Here's what you need to know about ...

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

How to Recognize an Immigration Scam: Private Detective Tips

A green card is a dream not only of those who would like to move to the USA, but also many people who already live in America. A tourist or work visa, university studies or a business visit - there can be many reasons for staying in a country, ...

Tatyana Vorozhko

Journalist of the Ukrainian Voice of America Service

Personal experience: what each of us can do to save the planet

I thought the environment was not harmful to me: I only drive a car on weekdays to the metro, I don’t own a plane or a yacht, I don’t drink water from plastic bottles. But, along with my 11-year-old son, inspired by the environmental protests of the youth, ...

Why journalists in the State Department are led through the kitchen and how diplomats behave outside the cells

“He kept his piercing gaze on me. I looked defiantly in response. " These lines could be the beginning of a tearful romance, but we are talking about a press briefing by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the US State Department. Did he really look at me ...

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