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I Am Russian

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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 born in Kaliningrad,

    Russia. When I was ten, my parents and I moved to US, but I still remember how to speak, write and read in Russian, it's fun!!!
    itsdasha16 itsdasha16 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 14, 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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    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 3 Responses Feb 5

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Apr 1, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 7 Responses Jan 20, 2009

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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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    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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    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 9 Responses Dec 23, 2008

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    Hello Folks

    Yes, I am Russian (on my mother's side.  She was born there)  Her family fled the Communist Revolution in 1916.  When I was young, if I told anyone I was Russian, soon they weren't allowed to talk to me.  Some kids actually came up and called me "Commie...
    AyeAye AyeAye 46-50, F Feb 20, 2008

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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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    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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    Reall Russia

    There are some photos of Russia, our culture, nationalities etc. http://surfingbird.ru/surf/6VZ67ca7 very interesting!
    Tosterrita Tosterrita 22-25, F Mar 13, 2012

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    crazypeanut crazypeanut 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 10

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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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    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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    I Dunno "Where I'm From", But I'm Definitely Russian

    I was born in Moscow, and even though we left Russia when I was 3, I still consider myself to be absolutely Russian. I speak it at home, confuse my friends at school by eating buckwheat several different ways, listen to Russian music, entangle my brain in the richness of Russian...
    rainbowchristmaslights rainbowchristmaslights 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    Счастливого рождества,

    чтобы все мои прекрасные друзья My Christmas as an Orthodox Russian Christian is 7th January. I guess I am lucky being in Australia, the western way of life tells me it has to be 25th December... I'm cool with that, I always have been. The thing that...
    PhoenixM4 PhoenixM4 46-50, F 6 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Feb 28

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    I So Russki

    My father is Russian and my mother is Japanese, but inside I feel 100% Russian. I was born in Moscow in 1993 and between my birth to 2002 I have lived in both Moscow and St. Petersburg. I can only cook Russian food. I am fluent in Russian and I have a little bit of an accent...
    SergeyofOmsk SergeyofOmsk 18-21, M Oct 26, 2012

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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 3 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    Yuma17 Yuma17 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I watched this and get very angry at Russian Anti-gay Laws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaD2ycNs6YU#t=543
    LouisSaber LouisSaber 18-21 Mar 21

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    Trying to learn Russian language!
    CarlossC CarlossC 16-17, M Apr 9

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    Have u ever be in Russia? Do u like russian people?
    AliChrsty AliChrsty 16-17, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    NOT GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE TRUTH or CLICHE Hurtful words, From my enemies of the last five years, What's it like to die alone? And how does it feel when tears freeze, When you cry...
    iloveAdamL iloveAdamL 70+ 6 days ago

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    UKRAINE- CRIMEA CRISIS- RESULT to SIEGE MENTALITY of EUROPEAN......... 1) I am not European however I have always had deep interest in history of different regions in the world...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    Left Behind In A Broken Nation- It's been 13 years since I saw my mother last at age 7. I saw her less than a month after my father was arrested in Russia and thanks to my...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    After reading some of the past lives occurring during WWll, I have to add one of mine. It came to me in dream. A dream so vivid and real that when I awoke it scared me. My heart...
    surereal777 surereal777 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    It is something like this... I go to sleep and i wake up in a different body, in a different country, speaking a different language... I am another person, but i remember...
    RussianSoul RussianSoul 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I have been in foster care since i was 7 I was at home with a sitter because my parents were on a date night then they never came home they were killed in a car crash so far I've...
    portland123456789 portland123456789 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    This is a tale of woe. When I was 17, in an expression of youthful freedom, I went to an Irish Pub. I was in Spain at the time, and the legal drinking age is loosely enforced to...
    oakenbras oakenbras 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I love to read, allthough I read in french ( tell me if I spell anything wrong, I basically learned english by listening to Nirvana... ) I'd like to disover new authors and books...
    riendutout riendutout 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Listen, I have 15 days of holidays I want to take advantage of it to the chore! well, I listed all the activities I want to do but I don't know how to organize them! -well, I...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I've spent over an hour standing in the middle of a coral reef looking at the waves crash on the horizon. Then there is the horizon beyond that. I'm not in the cold anymore...
    sunnysixkiller sunnysixkiller 26-30, M Mar 22

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    It has occurred to me that there is something about my father I have been repressing....the night he was arrested. I remember him only vaguely. He was tall with pale eyes and he...
    2ndGenPuppet 2ndGenPuppet 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Ever get your foot stuck in a mailbox? Ever see the future? Ever meet a doppelganger? Ever eat a Hot-Pocket? Ever loose massive quantities of blood after beheading a ceramic rabbit...
    Missing22Aquarius Missing22Aquarius 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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