100 Interesting facts about Russia

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Culture

27 Russians were the Nobel Prize Laureates, the list includes the following great names Bunin, Pasternak, Gorbachev, Landau, Sakharov,  Solgenicin, Kapitsa and many others

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St. Petersburg

Trinity (Troitsky) Bridge in St. Petersburg was designed by French engineer Fustave Eiffel

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St. Petersburg

10% of St. Petersburg territory is covered by water

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Sport

Olympic Misha- the most famous bear in the world. Misha was born in 1980 and worked as the Olympic mascot

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Culture

Ushanka (Ear-flaps hat) is a traditional Russian winter hat with ear flaps that can be tied up at the chin to protect the ears from cold

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Culture

Red Stars worked for a  long time as a Red Army Symbol. After the end of Red Army, red stars can be seen only on the top of Kremlin towers and on the bottom of the Baltic Sea

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Sport

St. Petersburg football club Zenit is the only one club in Russia which has in its arsenal all champion cubs not only  Soviet times games but as well as Russian.

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Culture

Valenki is a traditional wild Russia winter footwear. Their name itself means «made by felting». Genuine valenki are made of wool felt.

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Sport

Chelsea is the most famous Russian football club in the world. Club was founded in 1905 and later on in 2003 was bought by Russian businessman Roman Abromovich.

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Culture

Wooden Spoon is made of wood and thoroghly painted. This spoon is more than just a spoon, it is one of the most portabale musical instruments.

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Culture

Samovar is the ancient version of the electric kettle. Without electricity a samovar worked on coal and produced boiling water.

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Culture

Lapti are a typical Russian shoes, invented in wild-wild Russia long-long time ago. Lapti are shoes made of bast and laces which were extremely popular among Russian peasants.

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