The newest article, "Zima, the Russian Winter" from the Russian Culture site at BellaOnline.com is now available.
In certain parts of Russia, the Russian winter is especially cold and snowy. Despite the weather, winter in January has an interesting polar bear club like tradition associated with it: that of jumping into the water during Epiphany. In addition, two severe winters historically worked in Russia's favor.... find out why!
Please visit russianculture.bellaonline.com for even more great content about Russian Culture.
To participate in free, fun online discussions, this site has a community forum all about Russian Culture located here -
I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!
Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!
Anna Kuksa, Russian Culture Editor
One of hundreds of sites at BellaOnline.com