Symbols of Russia

What comes to your mind first when you think of Russia? Vodka, matryoshka, ushanka, balalaika, samovar…

Besides three official symbols (the flag, emblem and anthem), there are many others that are a part of Russia’s cultural heritage and give the country its national identity on the global arena. Some of them come from ages, others got the status of a symbol relatively not so long time ago.

In this section, we will be telling you about the symbols of Russia, their history and intersting facts you did not know about.

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