May 21, 2013
Day of the Bureau of Technical Inventory BTI/День инвентаризатора (День работника БТИ): HRH Updates His Dream Home
HRH and Jennifer dust off their Bureau of Technical Inventory documents for an apartment renovation that sounds so much better in French! (more…)Read More
September 2, 2012
Day of the Oil, Gas, and Fuel Industry Workers/День работников нефтяной, газовой и топливной промышленности: It Just Keeps On Gushing!
All about Russia's black gold... (more…)Read More
January 18, 2012
Epiphany/Крещение Господне: Last One In Is A Rotten Egg!
If you’ve ever thought about having a polar bear experience, this may be your lucky day! It's Russian Orthodox Epiphany! (more…)Read More
March 8, 2011
International Womens Day: Clara and Rosa Turning in their Graves!
8th of March was conceived as a day to celebrate equal rights for women. If Clara Zetkin and Rosa Luxumbourg could see what Russians get up to today, they'd be…Read More
February 13, 2011
Russian National Carrier Day/День Аэрофлота: Negotiating A Red Handshake
So, you've succumbed to the inevitable temptation of working for a Russian company. Here are some helpful hints on how to recognize when they start to ease you out, using…Read More
January 31, 2011
Birthday of Russian Vodka/День рождения русской водки: Russia’s Favorite Imported Beverage
I am not, myself, a big vodka fan, and this is probably the reason I am still alive.Read More