5 Things You Should Know About Nenets before Going to Yamal

With a populace of more than 41,000, the Nenets are one of the biggest of the indigenous groups in Northern Siberia. Their region covers a huge area that stretches from the Kanin Peninsula at the White Sea in the west, right to the Taymyr Peninsula, a distance of in excess of 2,000 kilometers. These days, […]

Odd Questions about Russians That Foreigners Often Ask

It comes only naturally for people, anywhere around the world, to be curious about other people and cultures that are foreign to them. They would start asking questions, which some could be quite common like “what is weather like in your country?” or “what is your traditional culinary like?” But, some questions may come odd […]