American Cheating: How to Protect Yourself in Business Relationships in the USA

Americans are mostly law-abiding - this simple truth is unlikely to be questioned by anyone who has the opportunity to compare life in the United States with the realities of the post-Soviet space. However, those Russian-speaking immigrants who do not have a lot of business experience should be careful to ...

Personal experience: what our habits are considered rude in the USA

Getting to a new country we meet new people, and very often their habits, behavior and mentality differ significantly from ours. The author of the blog Sergey Kurylenko on Yandex.Dzen told by what habits you can easily recognize an American even in a crowd of Russians. Further -…

Theft of cards, wild fines and 8 more things that await you in the USA

Not everything that seems harmless can be taken with you. When I flew to the United States for the first time, my palms even sweated at the sight of a smiling stewardess who handed me a customs declaration. The fact is that in the United States there is such a thing - agricultural control. Its staff is making sure that you do not import anything prohibited. ...

Peculiarities of the American Mentality, or Why Ours Feel Awkward

These are just my observations, and they certainly cannot be applied to the entire nation. And for the most part, these are just those things that will not affect my mentality and habits in any way, and because of this I do not always feel "mine" ...

Why in Russia it is not customary to smile

Many foreigners, coming to Russia, are amazed at the gloom and gloom of the Russians. The Village publication with Joseph Sternin, Doctor of Philology and the author of the article "Smile in Russian Communicative Behavior", decided to dot the issue in this matter and explain to everyone why it is not possible to smile in Russia ...

Features of the American mentality: why they are not like us

Each country has its own characteristics in communication and a certain mentality. As for America, this is a country that has collected an unrealistic number of immigrants, and therefore mentality, - writes the author of the site za-bugrom.com, Sergey Timshin. Seriously, I haven't met ANY American yet ...

5 things that surprise Americans in Russians

Usually, arriving in a new country for us, we concentrate our attention on what we ourselves seem to be unusual in someone else's lifestyle, habits and customs. But the clash of two cultures is always a mutual process, and for the locals we too ...

8 things that make us Americans

Sometimes, observing Americans, you notice that some of their habits and life circumstances are ridiculously, and sometimes painfully similar to ours. Or maybe it's just common to all mankind? While I was living in Russia, I often heard it on one occasion, then ...

7 things that amaze me in Americans

I want to tell you why sometimes Americans seem to me not just people with a different mentality and upbringing, but beings from another planet. What is there - from another universe! 1. In striving to be politically correct, Americans sometimes go to the point of absurdity. They are so worried ...

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