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Top 5 Russian Personal Documents Posted by on Feb 27, 2020

Russian domestic passport

As I wrote before, life in Russia is a bit more bureaucratic than people in other countries may be used to. There are several documents that people need in order to receive certain legal or social services or even to enter buildings! 1. Па́спорт (National ID) The word па́спорт literally means “passport,” but it is…

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The «Русский Паспорт» vs. My Swedish Passport Posted by on Nov 14, 2008

Some things happen for a reason. Other things happen for other reasons. Yesterday my wallet, my cell phone and my friend’s memory card (that she naively enough trusted me with) were stolen «среди белого дня» [‘in bright daylight’] from my backpack during lunch break at the university. Yes, I can think of funnier things to…

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