Why Americans do not like Russians: the opinion of our immigrant

“I recently read that, it turns out, Russian tourists who stay in hotels and visit restaurants in the United States generally don’t leave a tip,” writes the author of the blog “Alexander Safaryan” on Yandex.Den. Further - from the first person in the USA it is considered bad ...

What Americans See Russians: Three Key Features

The author of the Friends of Russia // World channel on Yandex.Zen spoke about three epithets that Americans and residents of other countries characterize Russians. Next - from the first person. Carefree and helpless black humor. Probably, all Russian people are not against playing a trick on misfortunes and death. Often ...

Things that surprise Americans in an ordinary Russian apartment

The author of the blog "Katya from the USA" on the Yandex Zen portal spoke about things that surprised Americans in an ordinary Russian apartment. Next - from the first person. For an American, whatever you take, show or take not, everything is new, ...

Personal experience: 'I left Russia as an old man, and came to the USA young and promising'

Why does a resident of America at 40 or at 50 still consider himself young and makes plans for the future, while the Russian is already “surviving”? Not all US residents can understand this fact. About this writes the author of the blog "Made in USA" on ...

'Lost dream': what the Russian woman who has moved to the USA regrets

“Luda worked with us as a nurse,” said 62-year-old Val, who moved to the States from Moscow as a child. I pricked up my ears right away. “Mom then started having memory problems. She completely forgot English, spoke only Russian. Therefore, we and ...

'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 ...

Russian America: Russian influence in Alaska is still felt

235 years ago, the colonization of Alaska by Russian colonists began. Throughout the entire period of the existence of Russian America, its development was carried out by the efforts of a private company. 22 of September 1784 of the year on the island of Kodiak, the merchant Grigory Shelikhov founded the first permanent settlement, which marked the beginning of the history of Russian ...

How to 'calculate' ours in the American supermarket

I caught myself on the fact that I can often accurately identify my compatriots in the American supermarket. I thought it might be a call of blood or a sixth sense, but then I thought it was probably more prosaic, and decided to analyze how I do it. ...

Four bad habits of Americans, who notice all Russians

Do you have bad habits? Is it just your habits or are all or practically all of your nationalities doing this? Well, for example, foreigners often say that Russians do not smile and consider it a bad form, a bad habit. So…

Immigration Facts and Myths: RTVI Held Immigration Roundtable in New York

Who are they - "Russian-speaking Americans"? Being immigrants from the former Soviet Union, many of them have retained their heritage - ironically, in the very heart of capitalism. But the question remains: why is the Brighton Beach area, which is a symbol for Russian-speaking America, radically different from ...

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