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UEC Russia Forum

Through this online forum, my students now have a voice to express their views about different countries and/or share their overseas travels with the online community.

First stop was America. Then Saudi Arabia, Canada, England, Switzerland, Singapore, Russia (this page), and so on, all over the world, in accordance with the list of countries at the bottom of this page!

Please share your opinions below.  It'll be a pleasure to hear your input. And by all means, be sure to comment on and rate the other students' comments as well. 

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Please share your views about Russia

Do you have an opinion about Russia, the largest country in the world? Have you ever traveled there before or do you have a friend from Russia? Any opinions about the interesting & diverse Russian culture, like the dating & marriage customs, its turbulent historical relations with Japan including the ongoing dispute over control of the Kuril Islands, its status as a world economic power, or its many achievements in the fields of space technology, ballet, figure skating, etc.?

Please share your views about what you like or dislike about Russia!

What Other Students Have Said

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Meteor In Russia 
Last year on February 15, 2013, Russia got a big meteor. It was named the Chelyabinsk meteorite. That is the first time people got hurt from a meteor …

1st Russian export from the last century 
The last century was a century of war. Russia was one of the powerful countries in the world. Since in a war the most necessary thing …

Space Race 
At the time of the "Cold War" and arms race between the USSR (the today's Russia) and the USA between 1957 and 1975, there also had been a remarkable run …

The Russian Territory 
Everybody can locate Russia on a map because of one reason: Russia is the biggest country in the world! Have you ever wondered why? One day, …

Coldest Country 
The impression of Russia for me is very cold. It is the biggest country in the world, but even in summer there, still a lot places feel very cold and a …

The president Putin 
Everyone has to admit it that Putin is a very impressive person. He is successful in making his own "tough man" impression on the public. As the picture …

Russian literature 
One of the first things that comes to mind regarding Russia is its literature. Throughout the ages, Russia has produced great names like Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, …

Soviet Era 
Today's Russia started from the end of the Soviet era. In the Soviet era, it had strong power and technology. Actually, Soviets made a lot of great spacecraft: …

The Great Moscow Circus 
Russia is famous for its circus all over the world and Russian Circus traditions include clowning, juggling, acrobatics, contortion, and animal acts (especially …

Ivan the Terrible 
My name is Ivan and in Mexico sometimes when I introduce myself they ask something like: "Oh so you are like Ivan the Terrible" and I was always concerned …

The Four Russian-held Northern Islands 
As of 2013, the Japanese and Japanese government are demanding that Russia give back the Northern islands. However, it is still a long and arduous way …

Beautiful Russian girls 
If I hear something about Russia, the first thing that appears in my mind is Russian girls. Why? Because Russian girls are one of the top-ten most beautiful …

Putin—the President of Russia 
Talking about Russia, what we have to mention is President Putin. Many of my close friends worship him a lot. From his looks, President Putin is definitely …

5 Things to Do in Russia 
1. When visiting, bring something Don't ever come empty-handed when invited over to a Russian house because it is considered impolite to the host. …

Anastasia, Lost Princess of Russia 
Actually I don't know much about Russia, but I have watched a Disney animated movie about the Russian lost princess, Anastasia. I like the movie so much …

Temperature of Russia 
Russia is much colder than Japan. In certain areas, it snows everyday. Sometimes the lowest temperature will be -30 degrees C. According to a certain website, …

Russia - also good at media wars 
Russia has always been good at using its enormous media apparat against other countries, while at the same time making themselves look as innocent as Hello …

Swimming in Russia 
Russia is located in north Asia. It is in the very north. So the weather in Russia is very, very cold. But people in Russia are swimming in the middle …

Russian Hospitality & Street Life 
I like Russian hospitality. My Russian friends (in Germany) like taking care of visitors a lot; rooms are always tidy and cozy, and equipped with warm …

How Russia Affects My Country Most 
Russia is a big country. It once was the strongest country during the Cold War, and it also has the largest field in the world. At the same time, Russia …

Most powerful nuclear weapon and Mir Mine 
As we all know, Russia is the biggest country in the world and they try to be the first and the best in everything, also the biggest. But by population …

Salt is important for Russians 
Russians worship salt very much and they regard it as a treasure. Usually, important guests will be served bread and salt. It represents a sincere respect …

Russian Culture 
Russia is a multi-ethnic nation of more than 160 ethnic groups. Slavic nations from the medieval state called Rus form the major ethnic group, and it occupies …

An Unbeatable Country 
Russia is located in Europe and Asia, whose area is the largest in the world. Although I have never been there before, it impresses me a lot, for it is …

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Russian Clothing 
Most Russians pay attention to clothing. In Russia, married women must wear headscarves with the color of white. Unmarried girls are not wearing a headscarf, …

Scary drugs in Russia 
When I think about living in Russia, I always get this mental image of this war-torn country with rundown buildings without electricity and other things …

The Famous Game ---Tetris From Russia 
There are a few games that will be named plus some prefix such as the name of a country, but the game named Tetris is an exception!------In Chinese, it …

What I know about Russia 
One of the first things I knew about Russia when I was a kid is that it is a huge country located in the north of Asia. I didn't know that it was also …

Russia is China's neighbor 
Russia is China’s neighbor, especially to Heilongjiang Province. In my hometown, there are a lot of buildings built by Russians, such as the Sophia Church …

Crillic script 
The Russian language sounds in my ears a bit harsh, as well as their writing system looks harsh. They are using the Crillic script, like most of the Slavic …

Russian Doll! 
I do not know much about Russia, but one of the things that always caught my attention is called Russian Dolls. His real name is Matryoshka doll, is hollow …

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