5 interesting facts you never knew about RUSSIA

Think you know Russian culture? Think again!

Did you know these interesting facts about Russia?

  1. The icicles hanging from the gutters in Moscow in winter are so enormous that the pavements below are cordoned off in fear of endangering the lives of passerby’s
  2. Chicken’s foot soup (kholodets) is a traditional delicacy
  3. It’s considered weak to lower the ear flaps on your Ushanka (fur hat) unless the temperature drops below -20C
  4. Traffic in Moscow is so bad that wealthy Russians hire fake ambulances to beat the jams
  5. As the world’s largest country, Russia occupies one-tenth of all the land on Earth. It spans 11 time zones across two continents (Europe and Asia) and has shores on three oceans (the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Ocean).

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About the Author

Terence Brake

Terence Brake is an author in the global learning & development field and has over 20 years experience helping executives to work better across cultures.

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