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Protect Your Home With Domovoi Posted by on Mar 18, 2021


If you want to protect your home, you do not have to install security cameras and alarms. You can get a domovoi. What is “домовой“ Домово́й (domovoi, domovoy, or domovoj – singular, домовы́е–domovye – plural; literally, “[it] of the house”) is a house spirit in Slavic (славя́нский) folklore (фолькло́р). You can also read about other…

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5 Things You Should Know About Renting Apartments In Russia Posted by on Apr 6, 2017

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If you are planning an extended trip to Russia, renting a place is one of the things to arrange for your stay. Here are five things you should keep in mind about property rentals in Russia. 1. Few(er) People Live In Rented Apartments Before 1991, most Russians technically rented (снимали) their apartments from the government…

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