Russian Culture

Now that Harvest has become an International Baccalaureate school, we have started to study other religions. One of the religions that we have stared to overlook is the Russian culture. Russian culture has made a very big influence on the rest of the world.

Russian culture has a long and rich cultural history, steeped in literature, ballet, painting and classical music. While outsiders may see the country as drab, Russia has a very visual cultural past, from its colorful folk costumes to its ornate religious symbols.


Russian culture places high value on its homeland and on its family land. Russia may seem like a dark and twisted country but once you get past the darkness there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Russia is a beautiful country with a rich history with technology, agriculture and many other things that have had a big influence on the rest of the world’s culture.


Russia is the largest country in terms of territory with a total area of 6,601,668 square miles. According to BBC, 77.7% of Russians are a decent of Russians.


While Russian is the official language, many Russians speak English as a second language along with the 100 other minority languages.


Religion has always been a key priority in Russian culture. There are nearly 5,000 registered religions in Russia culture. And one of the most celebrated religions in Russia is Christianity.

There are some main facts about Russia.