Russia may seem a country of strange customs, especially for Latin Americans. Europeans, however, are a little closer to their customs and probably do not perceive so many differences. However, if you really want to be surprised, then take a look at these 10 trivia about Russia that really are out of the box.
10 Curiosities about Russia that will surprise you
1 - Until 2011, in Russia beer was not considered as alcohol, but once it exceeded vodka in sales, it was necessary to apply taxes and was finally defined by law as an alcoholic beverage.
2-. Russia held the largest McDonald's in the world in Moscow until 2016 lost the title. Who could think that in a communist country of communist past this was a fact.
3-. According to the surveys, vodka a quarter of the male population is taken to the grave before the 55 years.
4-. In Russia you can find the coldest place on the planet, it's about Oimiakón where the lowest temperatures reach -70 degrees.
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5-. Russian women love to ski in bikini. In fact, in April the Guinness Record was surpassed by the greater descent in snowboarding and skis in bikini and swimsuit. 1.498 people participated in the framework of the Grelka festival.
6-. Currently, Russia holds the title of being the country that loves cats the most. To be precise, a survey by the Dalia group reveals that the 59% of Russian households have cats.
7-. One of the most polluted places in the world is in Russia. It's about Karachay Lake, a landfill of radioactive material between 1951 1990 y.
8-. The famous game, Tetris was invented by a Russian named Alexéi Pázhitnov in 1984.
9-. Russia proclaimed the equal rights between men and women before the USA The women were entitled to suffrage in 1918.
10-. Siberia occupies more than half of the country, to be exact, the 77% of the territory.
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