January 2015

Russian Hand Shaking Etiquette

Russian Hand Shaking Etiquette

The hand shake is an almost universal greeting, but here in Russia there are some very specific points of etiquette surrounding the good old handshake that may confuse foreigners. Here in this article I will…


Poklonnaya Hill

Poklonnaya Hill

At 171.5m, Poklonnaya Hill is one of the highest spots in Moscow, but it is much more than just a hill! In Russian, Poklonnaya roughly¬†stands for ‘Worshipful Submission Hill’, as it was the place where…


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