In the fight for the 'American foundations': how Russian-speaking immigrants are going to vote in the elections

The pre-election polarization of American society has not spared the Russian-speaking community either. Among the emigrants from post-Soviet countries, there were both convinced supporters of the incumbent president and his implacable opponents. Fears and Hopes The main arguments of those who are going to vote for the current US President Donald Trump are ...

'Why I'm a Republican': Russian-speaking immigrant shared her election sympathies

Why am I a Republican? If you had asked me about this a year ago, you would have heard the answer: "Because Republicans do not give out benefits to everyone." And since I have worked all my life and achieved everything with my hard work, I support this approach: ...

No bribes and no personal talk: how an immigrant can succeed in the USA

Our people often dream of moving to the USA and achieving success. Kateryna Mikityuk told MC.Today not only about the delights of life in the USA, but also about the difficulties on the way to success. Further - from the first person. Now I have behind my shoulders ...

She takes refuge in a church and sculpts dumplings: how an immigrant from Russia saves herself from deportation to the USA

Irida Kakhtiranova, an immigrant from Russia, has been trying to avoid deportation from the United States for more than two years now, hiding from ICE in a church in Northampton, Massachusetts. A 38-year-old woman rarely sees her three children and her husband - she cannot go outside the building, ...

Language heirs: how immigrant children support Russian in the USA

Who are the language heirs? What makes their speech so unusual? How to motivate them to support the Russian language? And what mistakes should you avoid? Irina Dubinina, Associate Professor of the Russian Language Department at Brandeis University in Boston, and Maria spoke about this especially for the Voice of America ...

“It was the last straw”: Russian-speaking residents were at the center of protests in the United States

The protests of the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States have not ceased for several weeks. The BBC publication found Russian-speaking residents of the United States who were witnesses to the immediate outbreak of protests. Hayk Gazaryan, owner of the Pushkin Russian restaurant in San Diego, told how he defended with arms in his hands ...

Protests in New York: Russian-speaking bikers took 'Little Odessa' under personal protection

Thus, bikers want to protect the most famous Russian-speaking region in the United States from unrest against the backdrop of mass protests. About this writes the publication RIA Novosti. A group of Russian-speaking bikers organized a patrol of the Brighton Beach area in New York, where people from the former USSR live. This area ...

Russian-speaking community of New York created patrols to protect the city from marauders

The authors of the initiative do not like what is happening now in New York. They also believe that the police “tied their hands” and do not give the opportunity to protect civilians, when it is so necessary. Therefore, they decided to take the initiative and create patrols for protection ...

3 things that are considered a sign of wealth in post-Soviet countries, but not in the USA

The author of the “Blog about the USA” channel on Yandex.Zen shared her impressions of what personal things are often perceived as “status” at home, but in the US they are not considered a sign of wealth at all. Further - from the first person. As soon as I moved to ...

'The virus stole my husband': the story of a family of Russian-speaking immigrants infected with the coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic, especially violently raging on the East Coast of the United States, turned out to be a real tragedy for a family from New Jersey Anna and Gregory Nayfeld. They both contracted a new virus. At the moment, Anna is recovering, while Gregory could not be saved. The development of the disease ...

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