- Russia is home to the worlds longest railway.
- Russia also has the worlds largest McDonalds.
- There are approximately 10 million more women than men in Russia.
- Russians have a tradition where you wear your wedding band on the ring finger of your right hand.
- Russian men never typically gift flowers to anyone as it is seen as bad luck/being associated with deaths and funerals.
- Russia is larger than Pluto by landmass.
- Moscow has approximately 74 billionaires living within its boundaries.
- Russia is the second largest oil producing nation in the world, behind Saudi Arabia, the US is third but is likely to surpass both nations in the near future.
- The Russian metro system is among the worlds leading means of public transportation.
- Russians have a superstition of shaking hands in a doorway and believe that in doing so will spark heated arguing.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Unit 9 Blog
Ten cool facts about Russia