Diving into Finnish culture and customs

The second day of our programme was partly dedicated to Finnish culture and Finnish national character.

It’s really easy for me to work with the Finns but considering my experience of communicating with Finnish people I can say that they’re a little bit strange even for Russians.

In my opinion the main difference between the Finns and Russians is in their punctuality and compliance with the laws. ...  (continue reading)

Some interesting facts about my favorite language, Finnish


The best way to understand the culture of another country is to learn its language. My first encounter with Finland was the Finnish language.

It was 2008 and I knew very little about this country. There was an optional Finnish course in my faculty and I thought it would be interesting to try it out. I thought it could be useful, since the Finnish border is just about 200 kilometers from Saint-Petersburg ...  (continue reading)