Miss Russia United States 2020 Contest to take place in California with Ksenia Sobchak as lead

The Miss Russian United States 28 beauty and talent contest will be held at the legendary Los Angeles Dolby Ballroom on March 2020. Charming Russian-speaking girls from different states of America will take part in it. The host of the ceremony will be the incomparable Ksenia Sobchak. The stars will choose the winner ...

In New York, detained the Russian actress

Russian actress Irina Usok was detained at Kennedy International Airport in New York on charges of "interfering with child custody." She is in the detention center of the Ocean County jail, New Jersey, writes the BBC. “There was an unpleasant situation related to her personal, family ...

Personal experience: come to the US for a tour and ask for asylum

In 2016, 3 Russians received US immigrant visas. Nonimmigrant visas - tourist, student, work - were issued 529 times more - 38. Every year, some of the recipients of nonimmigrant visas, going to the United States, decide not to return. Seller Alexander Smirnov told Meduza about how he got in ...

Russians in America are divided over Trump and fear the Cold War

Translated by Colby Itkowitz for the Washington Post. Anastasia Kurteeva worries that a new Cold War may begin. She's scared. It is scary that the growing tension between the United States and Russia will make it difficult to move freely between the two countries and that it will be more difficult for her parents to travel from Moscow. ...

Success story: how Polina Raygorodskaya created a multi-million dollar business in the USA

If it seems to you that it is impossible to try yourself in three different areas under 25, then meet Polina Raigorodskaya. Polina was four years old when her family came to the United States as refugees from Russia. “I felt like a stranger,” says ...

What is behind the closure of Russian cultural programs in Brooklyn

There will be no more famous Russian programs in the Brooklyn Library. For two decades, these programs had tremendous resonance and attracted big names in Russian culture. Thanks to Russian programs that Alla Makeeva-Roylance have been supervising for many years, the residents of the Big Apple could communicate with ...

What it's like to be Russian in America today

"MISHA AND GRISHA ARE WAITING FOR YOU!" ("Misha and Grisha are waiting for you") - reads an advertisement in a local Russian newspaper. They are really waiting - a couple of Russian-speaking auto mechanics, born in the USSR, who are not so fortunate enough to live in ...

Russian village in the American forest

There is no designation of this settlement on the maps. There are no mentions of Churaevka in the guidebooks either. The once popular village of Churaevka is now part of the so-called "museum quest" - amateur local historians who study the history of their native state in local libraries and museums participate in these. We…

Where do Russian communities live in the USA

I myself live in Greater Chicago - this is the name of the city together with the suburbs. There are indeed a lot of Russians here. And if you add the Lithuanians, then in general, a huge amount is obtained. So, here they are - the largest Russian communities in America. About 3,5 ...

Famous Americans with Russian roots: Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg is an American politician and business man. Bloomberg was Mayor of New York for 3 terms starting in 2001. With a fortune of $ 38,5 billion, he is ranked 10th in the ranking of the richest Americans and 13th in the global ranking ...

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