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If you weren’t sure you wanted to date a Russian girl, think again. They are very family-oriented and able to form strong long-term bonds with the right man. There are many stereotypes and adult dating advice about Russian women that aren’t true, but one (and fundamental!) is: that they have great potential as a girlfriend or a wife.

Thinking your next long-term relationship might come from the affections of a Russian girl? If so, prepare to be meticulously cared about. Russian culture has one definitive trait shared by natives and immigrants alike: they may seem somber and unfriendly on the outside. Yet once your conversation gets to a friendly tone, they quickly open up and turn out to be the friendliest and warmest folks in the world. You’ve hit the jackpot, no matter if you met a Russian girl at a party, social media, a bar, or a dating site. This shouldn’t surprise you, as in the modern world, dating websites stand a part of dating culture, including Russians.

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Russian dating etiquette

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Nov/20

27

Historical Places of Romantic Dates in Russia

Since time immemorial, Russia was perceived as a cold country, both literally and figuratively speaking. With the fall of communism, the country quickly adapted its age-old traditions and began incorporating modern, liberal approaches to life.

Russians’ social aspect took a huge step forward, and currently, cities like St. Petersburg have quickly become the go-to-spots for sightseeing. These same places offer a romantic get-away for locals and visitors alike. According to research on this site, pleasant emotions and social experiences play an important role in relationships. Visiting the right places can provide much-needed leverage as you start a new relationship.

These locales provide conducive environments to build relationships, away from the hustle and bustle of metropolises.

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romantic date in Russia

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Sep/20

17

The Final Years of the Russian Empire

Carl Oswald Bulla or Karl Karlovich Bulla (1855-1929), a portraitist and master of documentary photography, was the owner of a photo studio in St. Petersburg. He became known as “the father of Russian photo reporting.”

In 1886, he received from the Ministry of Internal Affairs “permission to carry out all kinds of photographic work outside his home, such as: on the streets, apartments and in the vicinity of St. Petersburg.” In 1897, Karl Bulla’s photographs began to be published in the popular magazine “Niva”. Since that time, his name became known throughout the Russian Empire.

In total, his legacy is about 230 thousand photographs of the late 19th – early 20th centuries. Let’s take a look at some of them.

Tsarskoselsky (Vitebsky) railway station in St. Petersburg.

The Final Years of the Russian Empire, Karl Bulla, photo 1

unique photos of the Russian Empire

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Jul/20

27

7 facts about dating in Russia

Russian people are resilient, intelligent, beautiful individuals that make for enviable romantic partners. With the advent of new technology and even immigration, people can find themselves dating a Russian person quite easily.

However, it’s important to understand Russians a bit before getting into a relationship with them. Website Spicylocals.com has shared an interesting list of facts about dating in Russia.

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Jun/20

14

Life of Reindeer Herders of the Polar Urals

The Polar Urals is the northernmost part of the Ural Mountains. As well as throughout the Ural watershed, it is a geographical border between Asia and Europe, as well as an administrative border between the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug and the Komi Republic.

These are harsh and sparsely populated places, but due to the fact that the Vorkuta-Labytnangi Railway crosses the Polar Urals, it is relatively easy to get here. In winter, the Nenets come to the mountains of the Polar Urals with their herds of deer. Photos by: Sergey Karpukhin.

Life of Reindeer Herders of the Polar Urals, Russia, photo 1

the life of nomadic herders

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The following filmstrip titled “Shelters, Covers and the Rules for Using Them” was released as a civil defense lessons workbook for pupils of the 5th grade of primary schools (10-11 years old) on request of the RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) Ministry of Education in 1970. Source: humus. Copyright: Russian State Children’s Library (RGDB).

Soviet Filmstrip for Kids about Nuclear War Shelters in 1970, picture 1

be ready for a nuclear war

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Dec/18

7

People of Russia in 1916-1919

The following photos were taken by an unknown person belonging to the so-called Czechoslovak Legion, which stuck in Russia after the revolutionary events of 1917 and played an important role during the Russian Civil War. Source: humus

1. Small person guiding a blind one

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Russians just a hundred years ago

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Aug/18

20

Things You Must Know When Dating a Russian Girl

Love is a universal concept that cuts across race, nation, religion and ethnicity, hence dating is a universal concept as well. Every individual, regardless of where they come from, can relate to dating and being in a romantic relationship.

However, culture differs and since culture is the way of life of a certain people, it affects every facet of life of the people.

Just so you know, in the online world, there is no gainsaying that dating has come to stay and no matter what angle you’re viewing it from, online dating is on steroids – it’s paid its dues and got all there is to stay relevant.

Like every other nation, this speaks true for Russian girls. Dating a Russian girl will demand a different sort of understanding from dating a girl from other nations. If you are in a relationship or about to get into one with a Russian girl, here are things you must know when dating one.

Russian girl folk costume

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May/18

13

Nenets Reindeer Herders of Yamal

Yamal is a peninsula located in the north of Western Siberia, on the territory of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District. The landscapes of the peninsula are represented mainly by tundra with numerous lakes.

The peninsula is poorly developed by people. Nenets, the indigenous inhabitants of Yamal, are engaged in such traditional activities as large-scale reindeer herding, fishing, hunting. Yamal on Google Maps. Photos by: Andrei Kireev.

Polar lights and a typical Nenets raw-hide tent. Air temperature – minus 30 degrees Celsius.

Nenets Reindeer Herders of Yamal, Russia, photo 1

harsh life of reindeer herders

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The second set of photos of common people taken by William Carrick (1827-1878), a Scottish-Russian artist and photographer, in the Russian Empire. The first part. Source: humus.

1. Orthodox priest.

People of the Russian Empire in the 1850s-1870s, photo 32

Russians of the past

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