Russian Culture

by: Emma Zimmerman

Holidays In Russia

Defender of the Motherland

Celebrated on February 23rd. It is a tribute to all of the Russian Soldiers from years ago till now, who defended the Mother Land from invaders . They receive presents and gifts from people

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Foods In Russia

Russian Pelmen

Ingredients are-

2 c flour

1 c milk or water

1/2 tsp salt

1 tbsp vegetable oil

3 eggs

1/2 lb beef

1/2 lb pork

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Crayfish buckwheat blintzes

A stack of about 20 buckwheat blini, cooled

1-1/2 lb crayfish

1 cup sour cream

1 large egg yolk, lightly beaten

2 tbsp cognac or brandy

1-1/2 cups bechamel sauce

1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese

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1 pound of shelled walnuts or almonds, finely chopped

2 cups (16 ounces) of honey

6 tablespoons of sugar

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Tourist Attractions In Russia

St. Basils Cathedral

People visit here because it has beautiful architecture, and is built to look like a bond fire.

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Hermitage Museum

People visit here because it has a bunch of art new and old.

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Moscow kremlin

People visit here because it is home of the top government officials

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Famous People From Russia

Maria Sharapova

Maris Sharapova is a famous 2004 tennis player for Russia.

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Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis was born in Russia and played on that 70’s show, and is the voice of meg on Family Guy.

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Alexander Ovechkin

Is from Russia and is an all star hockey player for the Washington Capitals.

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Amusement Parks In Russia

Gorky park

At Gorky park in Russia people ride rides, and is also where Martin Cruz Smith has the setting of his novel Gorky Park.

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Poklonnaya Gora

Poklonnaya Gora is a place for youth to meet, there is also rides and 3d movies.

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At VVTs they have rides for younger and older kids, they also have arcades.
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Interesting facts about Russia

People in russia never shake hands in a door way, because they think that it leads to an argument.

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People in Russia celebrate new years 2 times in a year january 1st, and 14th.

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In Moscow Russia they have the world's largest McDonalds.

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Work Cited

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