About 1/2 hour east of Rostov Veliky, Russia, is the town of Lazartsevo. This village is home to the church of St. Andrew the First-Called. As can be seen in the photos below, the church needed a lot of
These five Russian foods will knock you off your feet faster than a swig of vodka! Source: Russia Feed
These fascinating buildings and statues you will see only in Russia. Source: Russia Feed
How we got to know the Russian winter…
How we started exploring the beauty of Moscow.
How our family of ten made the decision to move to Rostov, Russia.
Colorful toilet paper, fruity Kleenex, hamburger ice-cream, and other funny things that we found in Russia.
How we spent our first seven days in Russia: from airport to the Christmas tree…
Why Putin is paying women to have more children… Source: Telegraph
“The Russians have hacked American recipes and stolen the way to make chocolate cake!”
Everything you need to know about moving to Russia: from the cost of living here to what expect from the locals.
How Russian families collectively grow practically all the food they need.
How a modern-minded German businessman ended up in the Urals, Russia.
Why Russian families are getting free land in the Far East.
The motives for moving to Russia from America for our family of four.
This week’s blog is a continuation of the blog I did earlier on moving to Russia that focuses more on the practical issues that we are continuing to discover after having lived in Russia for three months. After the
What makes people move to Russia from the West?
I posted an article on FB that a friend had sent to me titled, “Ten Good Reasons to Move to Russia.” Part of my reason for posting it was to convince others (and perhaps myself) that moving here from
This installment on small town Russian life will be on a very practical part of life here. We went shopping AGAIN today. I have always hated shopping. I fit all those stereotypes of men who will do anything to
Travel in Russia is becoming more comfortable and accessible to foreigners.
Putin says the country should be self-sufficient in food by 2020 as sanctions spur an agriculture boom . . . President Putin told the assembled members of the parliament in his December speech, a Russian state of the nation
The majority of fourth graders’ parents of Moscow region schools choose the “Fundamentals of Orthodox Culture” course for their children. “When students start fourth grade their parents write a statement choosing a subject for them: ‘The Fundamentals of Secular
Foreign tourists became more frequent visitors to Russia.
Hundreds of monuments were erected across Russia that promote the traditional family model. Father, mother and children are in focus, with occasional family pet. These images represent and portrait how a traditional Slavic family (from a Russian view) should look
Several thousand foreigners from all over the world are now permanently living in the Russian republic of Karelia.
Steven Seagal, a US actor, has received Russian citizenship. The decision has been made by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Previously, Seagal himself admitted such a possibility. The decree about the decision to grant Russian citizenship to US actor Steven
A GERMAN family has fled their homeland and is seeking asylum in Russia after claiming they are no longer safe in their own country.
Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia believes that increasing number of Orthodox churches in Russia is testimony that the mission of the Russian Orthodox Church is something the people want. “Over the last six years our Church increased
Russia could become a prime destination for Traditionalist Christians fleeing the chaos and religious oppression of the West.
MOSCOW, Russia, September 23, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed a pro-life activist, mother of six, and wife of a Christian priest as the head of the Russian Commission for the Protection of the Family and
From the heart of a cultural refugee from the western world who lives in Russia.