Birthday traditions in Russia

All over the world there are different birthday traditions. Every country has its twist on celebrating this special day. It is common around the world to give some presents and sing the “Happy Birthday” song, but Russia has some different ways of celebrating too. The length of the message All over Europe it is getting… Continue reading

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Alexander Nevsky

Everyone knows the name Nevsky: from Nevsky Prospect in St Petersburg to the various cathedrals named after Alexander Nevsky across the country. Born on the 30th of May in 1220, Alexander Nevsky was the Prince of Novgorod, Grand Prince of Kiev and Grand Prince of Vladimir. He rose to legendary status thanks to his military… Continue reading

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