Either a Soviet resident or an American spy: a non-trivial story of a double agent

Journalist and intellectual, security officer and defector. Either a Soviet resident, or an American spy, or a Latvian, or a German, or Imant, or Peter Friedrich. Still on his grave near Washington - a fictitious name, reports' Real ...

Medicine, credit cards and other disadvantages of life in the USA: the opinion of a Russian-speaking immigrant

The author of the Life in America channel on Yandex.Zen shared his own opinion on what features of American life it is difficult for an immigrant to get used to. I want to share my impressions of those aspects of America that may seem negative. For example, the first negative for me is medicine. More precisely, medicine ...

Why in the USA they put out unnecessary things and what can be found among them: the experience of an immigrant

In America, there is such a tradition: once a year to take out all unnecessary things from home directly onto the street and put them near your home, writes the author of the ANTIQUAR channel on Yandex.Zen. Absolutely everyone can take these things, in most cases, all ...

'Our mentality helps to survive': how Ukrainians who are left without work in the USA cope

Ukrainians, who were unemployed in the United States because of the coronavirus, told their stories to Voice of America and shared how they survive under such conditions. Pavel Gavrilov works in a dental laboratory in Maryland. On March 30, he stopped going to work. Because of the pandemic ...

About fear, war and people: sincere stories of a Russian-speaking doctor about the fight against coronavirus in the USA

Russian-speaking doctor Mikhail Mirer works at the forefront of the fight against a massive outbreak of deadly coronavirus infection COVID-19 in the United States. Mirer is a pediatric neuropathologist, head of the pediatric department at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, PA. Michael has a blog on Facebook, where he describes ...

Great and powerful: what shockes Americans studying Russian

“Almost every rule of the Russian language that I explain to my American students ends with the phrase:“ But there are exceptions, ”writes the author of the blog“ Russian in America ”on Yandex.Zen. According to her, some of her American students “cry” from the difficulties of the Russian language. So with what ...

Seven times a month, lost his job in the United States: the story of a Russian-speaking immigrant

“My good friend, for various reasons, could not take root in the United States. "Why didn’t he succeed, and what reasons influenced the fact that he had to move back to Russia?” - writes the author of the 8 Ball blog on Yandex.Zen. Further - from ...

Rye bread and buckwheat: what food do our immigrants in the USA lack

After emigrating to the United States of America, many former residents of Russia are faced with the problem of nutrition. Americans prefer fast food and other junk food, which is why many people are overweight and obese. The author of the Russo Turisto channel on Yandex.Zen talks about what ...

'It's like lousy lingering flu': Boris Akunin told how he had been ill with COVID-19

“It’s a strange thing to tell how you are sick with the flu, but so many people are afraid of this goddamn coronavirus, and so few have been ill so far that I decided to share this personal experience,” Boris Akunin writes on the Obozrevatel blog. I got sick in the middle of the day ...

Two months of life in the USA: impressions of Russian-speaking immigrants

The author of the channel “Russians in America” on Yandex.Zen talks about his impressions after two months of living in the USA. Next - from the first person. Hello from sunny Miami! March 7 was exactly 2 months since we live in the USA. First emotions and ...

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