Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Unit 9 Blog

Ten cool facts about Russia
  1. Russia is home to the worlds longest railway.
  2. Russia also has the worlds largest McDonalds.
  3. There are approximately 10 million more women than men in Russia.
  4. Russians have a tradition where you wear your wedding band on the ring finger of your right hand.
  5. Russian men never typically gift flowers to anyone as it is seen as bad luck/being associated with deaths and funerals.
  6. Russia is larger than Pluto by landmass.
  7. Moscow has approximately 74 billionaires living within its boundaries.
  8. 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.
  9. The Russian metro system is among the worlds leading means of public transportation.
  10. Russians have a superstition of shaking hands in a doorway and believe that in doing so will spark heated arguing.

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