Every culture is unique with their own special traditions, holidays and societally accepted norms. In Russia, people do some thing very differently from us, westerners. This article lists a couple of differences found in the Russian culture.
1. Being Punctual
Us in the west are very much time oriented. There are plenty of sayings such as “Time is money” and “Time is gold.” These saying are almost taken literally. When a meeting is said to start at 2PM it will start at that time. Five minutes wasted will make some short fused people rather angry.