It should be noted that the subtext of many of the local jokes abroad will not not only funny, but generally unknown. Or here's another example. Baba Yaga as a character not found in any of even the most awful "horror stories" of American cinema, but it can complete your collection of figurines of all lovers of ancient Russian tales and legends, and thus serve as an original and interesting gift. Well, go ahead. No country in the world except the former Soviet Union, the owners of the holiday would not be particularly thank the guests for the gift of a basket of products and a bottle or two of wine or vodka. By the way, alcohol taken to bring a gift to friends and acquaintances of the holiday spent abroad or just in another region of Russia. And this tradition comes exactly from the Russian. Stipulate that in no event does not hint at the love the Russians, "vykushivat a glass" – believe me, that lovers stay "under the degrees," as well as drinkers and alcoholics enough in any country in the world.
Overseas delivery tradition gifts take root in Russia is weak. For example, in relationships with colleagues and business partners, the Russians have a gift there is seldom enough. This phenomenon is logical – presents us more often tied to events that have conventional social significance (sm.fakty at the beginning of the article). Another feature peculiar to the "broad Russian soul" – the ability to enjoy and be grateful for any gift, even a slight suvenirchik. Gifts usually accepted with pleasure on his face, even if they for some reason, at first glance do not like.
And, once this goes, good manners do not allow you to show resentment and dissatisfaction over the failed selected gift or not present in a situation where there is reason to expect it. Russian people is essentially not only open and straightforward, but the most familiar with these rules – can no doubt! We now turn to ethical aspects of choosing a gift. For a representative of the Russian nation the cost of a present for someone else, in most cases does not depend on the value received in the address of them previously. The recipient does not have advance knowledge of the essence of his gift – much more pleasant surprises. Russian think that giving and receiving money as a gift in an envelope – it's normal position. Especially this kind of gift to actual weddings and the birth of the child, and even when You just do not know what to give to man. Although there are among us and those who believe that the gift – it's something personal, intimate, memorable, and the money is to be made impossible. Finally wish all those who picks up a gift Russian nationality, and feels that the process develops into answered by a serious problem – remember the age-old Russian proverb "do not look a gift horse in the mouth!" Good luck to you in choosing gifts, and more often be the recipient of their schistlivym!