Russian customs, absolutely incomprehensible to foreigners
• Russian traditions, it is absolutely incomprehensible to foreigners
Many foreigners feel strange Russian, talk about the mysterious Russian soul and absolutely illogical actions. So, we have a mass of traditions and common habits that foreigners can not understand or explain.
Russian rare smile to outsiders. A smile goes a closest, but it is from the heart.
Eating on holiday or guests have to prepare a lot more than you need.
New Year - the most important winter holiday - a lot of pathos celebrated than Christmas.
Russian talking at the table is very long and flowery toasts.
In Russian to congratulate each other after a sauna or shower, saying, "Enjoy Your Bath".
In the table sit down not only to eat, but also to talk about, and the conversations can last for many hours.
For women of any age, in addition to grandmothers, are addressed as "girl".
Russian tell jokes to the place and out of place. They can interrupt the conversation with "I remembered the anecdote" and tell an anecdote, which has no relation to the subject of conversation.
The question "How are you?" Russian answer detailed story, not clichéd "Thank you, everything is fine."
The majority of Russian regularly reviews the Soviet cartoons.
Even going out to the nearest store to shop, Russian girls dress as a holiday.
Before you go on a journey, made "to sit down on the track."
Russian often live with their parents. Accommodation under one roof grandparents, children and grandchildren, does not bother anyone.
Come to visit without a gift is considered bad form. Candy, alcohol, flowers - anything, but not with empty hands.