Why We Love the Russians
Ice hockey, vodka, Sochi, pro tennis player Maria Sharapova, beef stroganoff, Saint Basil's Cathedral and the Moscow Royal Ballet are just a few reasons why we love the Russians.Filed under:
We love the Russians for their sportsmanship and fan spirit. Here in the US, we’ve adopted their love for ice hockey, but there are other popular sports in Russia, including basketball, football, gymnastics, wrestling, boxing, rugby, skiing, rugby and bandy -- a “cheaper” version of hockey where skaters use sticks to direct a ball into the opposing team’s goal.
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