With over 155 million native speakers, Russian is the eighth most spoken language in the world and is listed as an official language in eight countries! But there are many others: Filipp Bakhtin the former editor of the Russian version of Esquire,” Filipp Dzyadko, the former editor of Bolshoy gorod,” actresses Chulpan Khamatova, Viktoriya Tolstoganova, and Alisa Khasanova, actor Yevgeny Stychkin, director Boris Khlebnikov and many others” from the world of art and the media.
I am planning a trip to visit my friend (white Russian male) for the first time next year in St. Petersburg but I won’t lie, I am a little discouraged after reading this and, quite a few other blogs/ articles on race relations in Russia. Failure to act will see officials jeopardising their chances of promotion, local media has reported. I do recommend the latter option, but please make sure you do not bring stilettos …Continue Reading