The largest men's fabric store in the United States: as a descendant of an immigrant from Russia, succeeded in New York

The Beckenstein store offers a huge selection of fabrics. Famous boxers, mafiosi and presidents make purchases here. Also, one of the best tailors in New York comes from Kiev. About how a descendant of an immigrant from Russia was able to continue and bring to a new ...

Personal experience: what are the benefits to our immigrants of military service in the United States

I serve in the Illinois National Guard; I am 25A Signal Second Lieutenant. In Illinois, there are more than 20 of us Russian speakers, we have our own community and a lot of connections. So, I came to the USA in 2016 when I won the green card. ...

Our People of 2019: U.S. Immigrants

Starting a new life in a new country is always a difficult decision, followed by a long journey full of ups and downs. An immigrant sometimes needs to make a lot more effort than an indigenous person to adapt and build his own story. Our heroes are people who ...

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 poverty to world fame: how a Ukrainian who moved to the USA makes headphones for Beyoncé and Jay Z

Vitaliy Belonozhko is the founder of 64Audio, which makes professional musical headphones. In the 1990s, he still left for the United States as a child. There, the guy lived in poverty for a long time, and in 2008 he made the first pair of headphones in his bedroom. Now his brand’s equipment is being bought ...

'Russian mainland': what affects our people who moved to the USA

Svetlana 55 years, of which the last so .. thirty she lives in California. A large house of a typical white color with a green lawn, a male programmer. Two cars, two Russian-American citizenship and two adult sons, but one, Svetlana barely speaks English. However, you need ...

Suspicious individuals, Americans and the police: what strikes ours in the USA

A string of neat little houses with low white fences. The proud palms slightly cut the horizon. We are in a small California town, visiting the family of our friend American Jim. Morning walk. Attention immediately attracted two guys, years 18-20. Tall, a little stooped. Both in…

How Russians make money on 'sofas' in America

Impressive chairs with bright yellow upholstery, in the prime of life. Black leather sofa, moderately well-fed and young. But the wooden TV stand asks for a couple of beauty injections: the corners were slightly worn away and brightened. Mitch, a tall American of 40 years, casts a critical look ...

The best vacancies of the week where you will be paid up to $ 55 000 per year for knowing Russian

In our weekly article, we have collected the most recent and relevant vacancies, where knowledge of the Russian language will be useful to you. It's very simple: if you are interested in a job, just follow the link to send a resume with a cover letter, or call directly - and without ...

Personal experience: what are our signs that perplex Americans

Beliefs and signs have deeply penetrated our culture. They learn about them even in childhood, when grandmothers, mothers and teachers in kindergarten tell children what can and cannot be done, referring to “bad omen” or “so accepted”. Signs and beliefs ...

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