'I have half a pound of sausages and cut into slices': how Russian is lost in immigration

The author of the channel “Queen in the USA” on “Yandex.Zen” talks about why the Russian language in immigration often turns into a mixture of half-learned English and a half-forgotten “native” base. Further - from the first person. I am a fan of the Russian language. A devoted admirer and passionate lover. Love…

Dog beauty salon: how an immigrant from Russia built a successful grooming business in the USA

Natalia Buslovich is a groomer. For several decades, she has been making pets beautiful. In the USA, with the support of her husband and the help of her daughter, she organized her own business - a mobile beauty salon for dogs. Due to high demand, she has to think about expanding ...

Help one: how a Ukrainian returns to life of drug addicts in the USA

Sergey Volyansky created a successful home renovation company. He hires people who, like he once, managed to give up drugs. He helps them undergo rehabilitation and teaches the craft. He told his story to the Voice of America. I come across ...

Culinary happiness on wheels: how a Belarusian in Washington feeds Americans with Russian pancakes

Alexey Vorobey is the owner of Bel-Feast Food, which has been successfully feeding Washington and its residents Russian and Belarusian food for several years. Having moved to the USA, Alexey acquired a “food truck” - a popular type of business in the city. He told his story to the Voice of America. I…

'Students study my business model': how an immigrant from Russia created a successful farm in the USA

Oksana Bocharova is a professional agronomist and American farmer. In the USA, she realized her dream and began to produce organic products in the state of Maryland. Oksana plans to open a restaurant on her farm for outbound dinners. She told her story to the Voice of America. Our…

To see New York and die: how immigrants are buried in America

At Tatar society evenings in New York, I often see a sincere grandmother. She is over ninety, looks like a god’s dandelion, while elegantly dressed, drives a car, receives guests - in a word, she lives actively as much as her advanced age allows. And then one day she says: ...

'I dreamed about Belarus': an immigrant quit her prestigious job in the USA to brew cocoa in her homeland

Three months ago, Alexandra Sahar returned to Belarus after nine years of immigration. For people who knew her in New York, this news came as a shock. Why did a young woman, self-fulfilling in America, with an excellent education, her own English-language radio show, and a well-paid job, suddenly decide to come back? ...

Personal experience: 10 things that I did not do in Ukraine, but I do in America

My name is Tatyana Rodina, I am the author of the YouTube channel "Cinema Wine and Domino", I work in the American film industry. 12 September was 8 years since I moved to live in America. What has changed over these 8 years? I’ll tell you about what I began to do in ...

Life Story: How Russian Dollars from America Pull Up

Lena Lukashova destroys stereotypes about America and its people. Her channel Impossible America on Yandex.Zen is a personal observation about the United States, stories about Americans and our compatriots, unpredictable and interesting fates. All stories are based on real events. This story with ...

"Local Russians do not like immigrants from their homeland": the story of a journalist from Russia who moved to New York

Alexey Postnikov is a well-known journalist in Yekaterinburg who could often be seen at protest rallies. In February, 2018, Alexey moved to New York. Now, five days a week, he shoots and mounts stories for TV channel RTVI, and on weekends ...

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