Russia - Understand & Survival (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Understand Russia, Russia Today, History, The Russian People, Religion, Performing Arts & Music, Literature & Cinema, Architecture & Visual Art, Food & Drink, Landscapes & Wildlife, Directory A-Z, Transport and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Russia guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, literature and food to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on history, people and cultural events
- info on Russia's architectural highlights
- full coverage for foodies
- details on the varied Russian landscape
Coverage includes: Understand Russia, Russia Today, History - from Formation of the Country to the Putin Years, The Russian People, Russian Lifestyle, Apartments & Dachas, The Banya, Education, Tatars, Chuvash & Bashkirs, Finno-Ugric Peoples, Peoples of the Caucasus, Peoples of Siberia & the Russian Far East, Religion, Russian Orthodox Church & Other Christian Churches, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, Performing Arts & Music, Dance, Russian Ballet, Native Folk Dancing & Music, Music, Classical, Opera, Rock & Pop, Music Festivals, Theatre, Literature & Cinema, The Golden Age of Literature, The Silver Age of Literature, Soviet Literature, Post-Soviet Writers, Soviet Propaganda, Post-Soviet Cinema, Russian Animation, Architecture & Visual Art, Early Russian Churches, Baroque to Classicism, Revivals & Style Moderne, Soviet Constructivism, Contemporary Architecture, Icons, Peredvizhniki, Modernism, Soviet-Era Art, Contemporary Art, Food & Drink, Staples & Specialities, Breakfast, Appetisers & Salads, Soups, Main Courses, Regional Specialities, Drinks, Alcoholic Drinks, Drinking Etiquette, Nonalcoholic Drinks, Ordering Food, Celebrating with Food, Quick Eats, Landscapes & Wildlife, Rivers & Lakes, Vegetation, Tundra, Taiga, Steppe, Caucasus, Ussuriland, State Nature Reserves, Directory A-Z, Transport and Language.
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