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Diana Abroskina

Media Relations, Traveller, Blogger

Diana Abroskina is based in Moscow, Russia, and works on communications projects in the IT industry. She loves travelling and exploring new corners of the world, and loves to learn from local people.

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How Do Russians Live Without Italian Cheese And American Chicken? Surprisingly Well.

The majority of the imported products have been successfully substituted with local analogies and imports from the Central Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. If earlier in winter fruit and vegetables were brought from Europe, now, Moroccan tangerines, Israeli bell peppers, and Iranian potato have become affordable substitutions to Polish and French groceries. As for French cheeses, American poultry, and Italian cold cuts so much welcomed by the Russian aristocracy and the rich, local milk and meat factories have finally been given a chance to show off the quality and not less delicious taste of the produced analogies of the European delicacies.
25/05/2015 10:00 PM IST
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In China, I Became Aware Of My Race

China has developed greatly for the last fifteen years. From the country with the closed borders, China has become one of the leading economies in the world that gains its power every day. Albite, the country feels confident in the global marketplace and the political arena, its people still have a long way to go to change their perception of themselves: from submitting to the Western civilization based on materialistic betterness to finally realizing how spiritually-rich and strong they are as a nation, that can rarely be seen in the West these days.
02/04/2015 2:53 PM IST