Question by jackie: What is the story of Baba Yaga? I need to do a project on this legend but I don't know the story, and when I googled it all that came up was wikipedia answers. Answers and Views: Answer by Angel Hm I remember reading something … [Read more...] about What is the Russian story of Baba Yaga?
Question by akakool: Is an AK-47 Legal to purchase/transfer in Maryland? I assume the WASR-10 could be legal because it is limited to 10 rounds. However, are other AK-47s legal that accept high-capacity magazines? I understand that MD does not allow … [Read more...] about Is an AK-47 Gun Legal to Purchase and Transfer in Maryland?
Question by Quoc T: Why the Americans immigrate to Russia back in 1930's? I doing the research about that and All I got is a five-year plan of Stalin and a few personal opinions. I need more facts for my paper, please help. Answers and … [Read more...] about Why did some Americans Emigrate to Russia in the 1930s?
Question by Haja: Why were the Soviet Military and Civilian casualties in World War 2 so high? Were the Soviet people themselves resisting the invasion that's why they died? If Stalingrad was being invaded by the Nazis, and they were defeated..why … [Read more...] about Why were the Soviet Military and Civilian Casualties in WWII so High?
Question by nygiantsfan: How tall was Tsar Nicholas II's wife? I need to know it for history and wasn't Tsar Nicholas the shortest of his family? Answers and Views: Answer by CEM-L-G Nicholas II was 5'7" (170 cm.) Some sources put him at even … [Read more...] about How tall was Russian Tsar Nicholas II’s wife?
Question by liliabvbio: someone knows what Nazdrovia means? Answers and Views: Answer by kitty I thought it meant "Cheers!" Photo Credit: wickenden Answer by RussianCatSima Usually: “Na zdorovie” means in Russian “For your health” and it is the … [Read more...] about What does Nazdrovia actually mean?
One could hardly exaggerate the meaning of "shapka-ushanka" in the life of any Russian man. The popularity of this head accessory had been fantastic since the World war II up to the dawn of the Soviet Union in the beginning of 90ies. (Photo … [Read more...] about Shapka – Ushanka