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Superstitions truly govern the life of many Russians. It seems they have become an integral part of their existence. If you ask Russians why they do one thing or another, you will hardly get a sensible answer. They do it because this is the way the things are done. Russians are enchained by superstitions. They are common among all spheres of living in Russia – everyday life, studying at university, pregnancy and even space exploration.

Superstitions of Russian Tsars: Comets, Vatic Dreams and Ghosts
All Russian tsars were superstitious people: they believed in omens, dreams and signs. Surprisingly, Russian tsars could even predict their own demise. Ivan the...
Common Russian Superstitions about Children
A birth of a new life in the family is an amazing joy. At the same time, parents fear for their child, they want to protect it. Sometimes such desire gets stran...
12 Funny Russian Superstitions and Omens
There are some superstitions in Russia that are very unusual. At the same time they are also so common that they make up a big part of everyday communication. A...
Superstitions of Pregnant Women in Russia
Pregnancy is a joy but also a serious hormonal change in a woman’s body. During this time pregnant women often start believing in different superstitions. Dur...
7 + 2 Most Common Superstitions of Russians in Everyday Life
Unstable climate of central Russia, where one year in the summer you can have severe droughts, and other year all crops get flooded by rain, has left a definite...
Common Superstitions of Russian Astronauts
Superstitions and astronauts. It is strange seeing these two words together because astronauts are professionals of the highest level, capable of working even i...
Common Omens and Superstitions of Russian Soldiers
Soviet soldiers in Berlin (by War Album) The profession of a soldier assumes a high, and sometimes deadly, risk to life. At the same time the history preserved ...
Common Russian Superstitions – Favorite Superstitions of Students
Students, as well as all Russians, are prone to believe in superstitions. Indeed, the process of taking exams is not always predictable, and not every student i...

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