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I Am Russian

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    Family From Russian

    my great grandpa came here in the 1930's he had 7 girls and one son he was a cobbler buy trade and made boots for the Russian army he was so good that people and army would come from all over just to have boots he was so good that the army said along as you make our boots you get...
    mcmutt6 mcmutt6 46-50, M Nov 24, 2012

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    You need a good ole American guy to treat you

    with respect and devote himself just to and him
    Cosmotext Cosmotext 46-50, M Dec 28, 2013

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    Im 14 and not Russian at all.

    However, I have been living in Russia for 3 years with another family because of my talents and skills at hockey. Great place to be. Im actually in the US for now playing U18 AAA.
    doubleXP doubleXP 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Confused

    Being the first American in my family is very confusing, as a matter of fact, for my sister as well. She was born in St. Petersburg and moved here with my parents at the age of four (nine years before I was born). She had it extremely rough out of the two of us because she was...
    sensitized sensitized 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    Hey !

     Whatsup my names Serge im from Moscow, Russia i live in San Diego, CA now and am interested in meeting Russians out here . Let me know whatsup : ) 
    sergexx7 sergexx7 19-21, M 3 Responses Dec 23, 2007

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    Last Names

    Is "Trojanowski" a Russian last name? Thanks for the help
    ElizabethCT ElizabethCT 18-21 8 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    Im Not A Bad Guy Just Because Im A Russian

    after the Boston bombing ive got so much **** for being Russian. i just want to say we are all people that share the same earth and. We are all people just trying to get by in this twisted world that we live in.
    austinh14 austinh14 22-25, M 4 Responses May 29, 2013

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    Привет всем!

    Я рада заметить, что есть другие россияне в этом сайте. Я живу в Вологде, вы где живете?
    Lilna Lilna 22-25, F Dec 20, 2013

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    Я горжусь тем, что русский

    Сейчас я живу в Москве, и я рад быть дома
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 5, 2013

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    Hate A**Holes!

    I hate it when people get f**king awkward when they misinterpret something that should not have been and point it out as disrespectful/disgusting in some way. Makes me think 'what the **** is in your head' Makes me want to put them on the spot. I have done that multiple times...
    karpovich karpovich 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19, 2013

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    Half Russian German

    My name is Axel, my family was invited by catherine the great to russia to settle near the volga, and stayed for a long time until the civil war broke out then stalin massacred my people, banished them to siberia, or starved them to death. I still have family in Russia and want...
    darkrider2154 darkrider2154 22-25 2 Responses Dec 24, 2010

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    Oh Rotary

    My dad's side of the family is sooooo Russian it's ridiculous. My great-grandfather came to the States from Moscow just before WWI and made a meager living as a farmer. From there, my family has grown. I have been celebrating Russian Christmas and New Year since I was a little...
    alexisblatcher alexisblatcher 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    I speak good English

    but I'm half Russian and half black...my dad was three fourths Russian and one fourth black and my mom was black.... I just love my life tho!!
    artistjock artistjock 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Russian Born, But American Made

    Здравствуйсте,   I was born in Perm, Russia on June 10th, 2002. My mother, who was Russian, died a few months after my birth, of uterus complications, shortly after moving to The States. So i don't have any conscious memory of her. Since we moved here when I was...
    babybop2002 babybop2002 18-21, M Nov 17, 2012

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    I Miss My Homeland.

    I was born in Moscow and I lived there for 3 years. People say you don't remember much before the age of 4, but I remember Russia clearly. Russian is my first language, Ukrainian being my second, and English my thrid. My favorite to speak is none other than Russian :) I came to...
    rombi rombi 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 1, 2010

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    crazypeanut crazypeanut 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I think most people make the mistake of

    comparing russian people to russian politicians. People and politicians are two very different things.
    carlie151 carlie151 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I did mean to say devote you to him

    because wow I have been to Moscow and seen how they treat women not all but most do. Too much stolis
    Cosmotext Cosmotext 46-50, M Dec 28, 2013

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    I am luckily not russian!

    I would be ashamed to have elected such a Monster as a President again and again! Your country should be kicked out of the UNO. Would make it easyer to invade you from all sides! Just to give you back what you did to countrys for years! I wish your wonderful country EXITING...
    MiriamOfManassis MiriamOfManassis 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 28

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    Hello my friends. My name is Aleksandr (Aleks

    for short). I'm twenty years old and I originally lived in Murmansk, Russia, until I went to America to attend high school. My Life in Russia was interesting and my life in America has led me to pity them. But do not worry, I do not pity them that much. I have changed a lot...
    Immortal1080 Immortal1080 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 5

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    Love To Be Russian

    I love to be Russian! Being crazy and independent. Being strong and have fun all the time. Drink vodka and walk with bears. Play balalaika and run with crazy babushkas :) lol its soo funny to write it especially when people really think that we do it! Once i told a story to one...
    Anyechka Anyechka 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    karpovich karpovich 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I love Russian food. Nothing beats Russian food

    like some borsch, shuba, plov, etc. If someone offered me American food and the other person offered me Russian food, I would run towards that Russian food in a split second. Right now I having kasha with kisel. It's a type of porridge with a syrupy sweet drink made out of...
    karpovich karpovich 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 26

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    My Russian Heritage.

    My great grand father was half Czechoslovakian and half Russian. My great Grandmother was Russian and Austrian. They lived in Austria during the war. My grandmother moved here when she was 20.
    ArieJura ArieJura 18-21 Dec 18, 2012

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    I Like Being A White Crazy Russian

    I like bein Russian because there's alot of Russian girls with similar interests as me and there's a lot of hot Russian girls to. And I plan on marrying one
    JoeBagz JoeBagz 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    Всем привет!

    Меня зовут Генри. Мне 22 лет, из Китае. Я здесь познакомиться новые друзья и улучшаться мои знания русском языком. Be my friend? :)
    jak9295 jak9295 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 23, 2012

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    Russian Roots Often Confused As Arabian And Italian/Hispanic

    I am Czechoslovakian. Romanian. Mostly Russian roots from my dads side! Mainly I am Cherokee Indian Have those Mize eyes which are Russian
    Candimarie91 Candimarie91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2013

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    Cheek Bones

    My family is an odd mix of Irish and Russian. My mom is nearly all Irish and my dad is nearly all Russian. My Russian half gave my my high cheek bones and really dark hair. In the winter my hair is nearly black. Every Christmas Eve we make a special and time-intensive Russian...
    MyUnspokenWord MyUnspokenWord 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2013

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    My Russian Bit!

    My Grandfather was Russian, he escaped Russia with his brother in the late 1940's to England. There he settles and married my Grandmother. Sadly he died before I was born, I never knew him, I did know my great uncle though and I loved him dearly. Love that I am a little bit...
    living4now living4now 41-45, F Dec 10, 2012

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    I am arabic and I love Russia

    and especially the language
    QueenLemurMomo QueenLemurMomo 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I'm Russian.

    I'm Russian, I born in Russia and I live in Russia, my parents are Russian, I have a Russian name, my fist language is Russian I finished a russian school, and I've entered the Russian University, I know English, German, Chinese but Russian language is the best langauge, I love...
    Tosterrita Tosterrita 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 11, 2012

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    American-born, Russian Roots.

    Da. I'm the third generation of my family born in the USA, but my family is originally from Russia. Moscow I think. My Great Grandfather fought in World War 2 as an officer under Stalin, and he actively enforced the "No Surrender, or Death" policy of the Soviet Army. My...
    FattyNatty FattyNatty 22-25, F 2 Responses May 26, 2012

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    This Group's Members Seem Strange...

    What is wrong with the members of these group... they all don't have a pic. They all have the same way of making a name. They all have only experiences that have to do with where they come from... this is sort of strange... it this the KGB? Oh no. I'm being unfair. No KGB ...
    GothGrrrl GothGrrrl 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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    My Grandma Saplan was born in Moscow.

    Her mothers maiden name was Czelch. They were part of a resistance group which fought against communism. My Grandmother ended up escaping Russia with her parents in the early 1940's during world war two. No they did not come here legally....being Russian in America during this...
    overcomer98 overcomer98 16-17, F Jun 18

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    I'm not sure if I'm Russian

    or Ukrainian, my great grandparents were from Kiev, Ukraine, under the Russian empire. But my family always says Russian, so that's I'm going with :)
    ZeroDigits ZeroDigits 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    Russian

    Hi all! I am russian? but live in Ukraine.  So, i can say i now smth about it. Are you all living in America?  
    Milaya Milaya 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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    Please tell me your not a guy

    and if u are real sorry if do swap the he to she visa versa if wrong wow as I all man and ah just gross
    Cosmotext Cosmotext 46-50, M Dec 28, 2013

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    Please tell me your not a guy

    and if u are real sorry if do swap the he to she visa versa if wrong wow as I all man and ah just gross
    Cosmotext Cosmotext 46-50, M Dec 28, 2013

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    Born in raised in that huge hunk of ice I call

    home, others call it Russia.
    SomeCyrillicGuy SomeCyrillicGuy 18-21, M Jun 11

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    Я не могу говорить на

    английском языке или читать не говоря уже право. Используйте Google Translate, если вы не можете читать по-русски. хорошо Im...
    Zakhar1224 Zakhar1224 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 22

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    In Need Of A Best Friend

    Some of you may find this weird that i'm writing on here to try and find a best friend.... Im 28 years old married with two children. I'm a very trustworthy caring person. I find it very hard to trust women and can't seem to find someone that I completely trust and or would be...
    mamawoods mamawoods 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 7, 2011

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    My Russian American Dichotomy

    I was a Russian girl and an American teenager. I had no choice about the first but I tried very hard to be the second. Now as a grown woman, I mostly deem myself a New Yorker. While I never truly considered myself an American, being a New Yorker encompasses more. New York has a...
    heartseverywhere heartseverywhere 31-35, F 12 Responses Dec 23, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    (Aaaaaagh!!! EP doesn't have my topic again!) I wanted to say I LOVE Russian language and Russian songs they're beautiful and full of passion...<3 Who likes Russian language...
    Yaroslava Yaroslava 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    Since class 4th, I am learning Russian, and the progress is still 10%. I talk to Sergey, my Russian friend, who lives somewhere in Russia. So i think i need better to learn it...
    KarlAnubhav KarlAnubhav 18-21, M Aug 2

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    Recently I have been looking at all the beautiful women on russianbrides.com, they are stunning
    AntonyBoysLovesLongHair AntonyBoysLovesLongHair 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    An Interview with Alexandr Dugin by Manuel Ochsenreiter Prof. Dugin, the Western mainstream media and established politicians describe the recent situation in Ukraine as a...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Meh, the media. This morning, the BBC spouted that the filming of local council meetings could be a step away from Russian-style politics and that it was a good thing. They should...
    InternationalDarkness InternationalDarkness 13-15, F Aug 12

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    First off, I love my mom. She is in her late 50's and I really worry about her health, as she stays at home and has no interest in exercising. So the background of my story...I...
    noisymoon noisymoon 22-25, F Aug 2

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    I grabbed the details from a website. The Russian martial art of Sambo was developed in the first several decades of the 20th century, in the wake of the Bolshevik Revolution and...
    maliciousMartyr maliciousMartyr 16-17, F Jul 30

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    Since I grew and now understood what had happened back in my old life I wish I was different. Back then, I was little like 5 or4 and I lived in Gresham, Oregon and in the...
    Lollilovergirl10 Lollilovergirl10 13-15, F Jul 29

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    "If everyone married someone of a different race then in one single generation there would be no prejudice" I don't care who you love. I know what I like. If youre a 54 year old...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 30

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    Chuck Norris once seized and ransomed 5 letters of the Russian alphabet. The letters spelled "surrender."
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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