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Old 11-08-2017, 03:54 PM
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The Saint Petersburg and Moscow State Orchestras, two of the best in the world.
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Old 11-08-2017, 04:25 PM
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You're all forgetting the most significant gift they gave us: Russian dressing.
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Old 11-08-2017, 04:25 PM
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And no one's mentioned food...

Chicken Kiev
Beef Stroganoff
Blinies
Caviar

and lots of other foodstuffs I've never heard of, listed here

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Old 11-09-2017, 05:16 AM
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And, of course, that zany Russian parlor game, Russian Roulette.
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Old 11-09-2017, 04:44 PM
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Music!

A few of my favourites:

Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring, The Firebird
Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition, Night on the Bare Mountain
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade
Borodin, Polovtsian Dances
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet, Peter and the Wolf

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Old 11-09-2017, 06:33 PM
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Mandelstam, Akhmatova, Brodsky.
Solzhenitsyn.
Pasternak.
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Old 11-09-2017, 06:36 PM
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Tsvetaeva

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Old 11-11-2017, 11:47 PM
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kalashnikov ak47
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Old 11-12-2017, 01:01 AM
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Yes, that is certainly Russian, and it's been provided to the world.
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