What Is Russian Charoite?

Answer Russian charoite is a purple gemstone with a "streaky or swirled" appearance, according to "The Sourcebook of Decorative Stone: An Illustrated Identification Guide," by Monica T. Price. While it's ... Read More »

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Are Russian nationalism and Russian patriotism synonyms or antonyms?

Easy. Patriotism is about a state and its institutions while nationalism makes people the main priority, in our particular case Russian people. For example, the communists are patriotic about the S... Read More »

What is a Russian hat called?

Russian hats, called ushankas, feature ear flaps that may be worn flipped up out of the way or down to protect the ears from the bitter Russian winters. Ushankas may be made from either animal or f... Read More »

What is a Russian doll?

Wooden nesting dolls are a common souvenir from a trip to Russia. These dolls are highly collectible and famous around the world.HistoryThe first Russian nesting dolls were created in 1890 in Mosco... Read More »

What is a Russian blue cat?

The Russian blue cat made its national debut in the early 1900s when breeders imported it from overseas. This breed was originally referred to as the Archangel cat, and breeders think it developed ... Read More »