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Speed limits have little significance and red lights are frequently ignored.
One should take extreme caution while crossing the street, as most drivers are oblivious to crosswalks and have complete disregard for pedestrian traffic.
The first impression of many foreigners, particularly those visiting large cities, is an environment void of emotion.
Strangers seldom greet one another on the street, cashiers rarely engage in “small talk” and a simple smile is sometimes difficult to find.
Any visitor who has formed a friendship with Russians and/or Ukrainians can attest to this experience.
The warmth and generosity of Russian homes, both physical and emotional, is quite incredible.
Russian and Ukrainian drivers are chronic offenders of traffic rules.
Gender roles in Russia and Ukraine tend to be much more traditional than they are in the West.
In general, men should be strong and assertive while women should be smart and beautiful.
In business, black market and bribes (which were refined during Soviet times), are still key components of commerce.
Rules are meant to be bent and circumvented, right from the wealthiest Russian oligarchs who made fortunes in fraudulent loans-for-shares auctions of the early 1990s, to the little businessman who avoids expensive state fees via less expensive “gifts”.