The tradition of Russian literature is also an eastern tradition of learning poetry and prose by heart.
I think Russian people are learning that democracy is not an alien thing; it's not a western invention.
My niece is - her name is Sasha, is currently learning Russian at Melbourne University and I look forward to the day when I can talk to her about Pushkin.
Learning never exhausts the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
It is a pity that my collection of trophies contains not a single Russian.
Manfred von Richthofen