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Family Chat Corner
We invite our friends to publish information on "life" in our countries. This can be anything from how we celebrate holidays, spend time with family and friends, etc. Andrey and Masha Sebrant, from Moscow, are providing a monthly series on life in their family and community - we are so hopeful that others will do the same!

The St. Petersburg Press Culture and Lifestyle Guide
Contains information on food, stores, transportation, religious services, museums, business and travel, performing arts, music, and living in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Siberia, one of the largest and often most misunderstood regions of Russia. Information about this emerging "lost" region collected on the new server contains social, cultural, historical, geographical, business and economic facts.

Life in the Republic of Udmurtia
Robert and Cheryl Hosken, originally of Wisconsin but now living and working in Udmurtia, have put together a page about, an "autonomous republic" within the Russian Federation, about 1000 kilometers due east of Moscow.

Network of East-West Women
"An international communication and resource network supporting dialogue, informational exchange and activism among those concerned about women's swiftly changing situation in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union."

Holidays and Other Celebrations

Holidays and Fesitvals
The St. Petersburg Press provides a listing with brief descriptions of the celebrations observed in Russia.

The Russian Orthodox celebrate Christmas on January 7th instead of December 25th as many others do. Learn more about the history and traditions of this holiday in the former Soviet Union.
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