Holidays

Как русские живут – How Russians Live Part 2: Дача – Dacha

Дача is often translated into English as “summer residence/cottage,” but the best translation is simply a transliteration to English: “dacha.” This is because the dacha is truly a культурноеявление (cultural phenomenon) specific to Russia with no direct counterpart in the West. In a different epoch, дача had a special meaning. In the 18th century, дача […]

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