Russia Culture Fyler
By: Haleigh Johnson
Ivan Kupala Day: It is celebrated on July 7th. It is also know as the Day of John the Baptist. It is a day that combines religious belief and Pagan traditions. This day is closey linked to the practice of baptism, this is mostly celebrated by children by dumping water on friends, family, or strangers. This is the official day to kick off swimming durning summer.
Often regarded as food for the wealthy, comes in dozens of varieties.
Baked, dried, fried, pickled or salted, herring is a favorite fish on Russians.
It is kinda like beet juice. It has vegetables, beef and dollops of sour cream, borscht rates as arguably Russia's most popular and famous dish.
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) He is a Pianist, composer, and condutor.
(1828-1910) He was considered by many to be the best novelist of all times.
She was born in Russia. Is now 24 years old. She is a member on the U.S. Gymnastist team. Won a gold medal in 2008.
The capital and largest city in Russia is Moscow.
Sputnik was the worlds first satellite. It was launchd in 1957.
The money used in RUssia is called a Ruble.