This week on the program, in her never-ending fight against ignorance among young people, Natasha reads Kipling to her students and declares a war on nincompoopism. Meanwhile, International Women's Day is right around the corner and the team discusses celebrations of this event in the former Soviet Union, in Russia, and in the rest of the world. Do you celebrate this holiday? While on the subject of holidays, Vasily describes his nearly fatal celebration of a good all Russian Shrovetide. Find out what happened! Apparently he survives to share his account of a drive down one of Moscow's first toll-roads. Plus listener's letters and much more!
This week, the team starts with the closing ceremony of the Sochi Olympics. What was the most memorable moment? What ever happened to Mishka – the – Mascot’s father? Next, Vasily describes the typical Moscow Facebook user and explains why he went on a friend-o-cite, banning so many of his so-called friends. Natasha, meanwhile, discusses the use of Russian swear words and the expression of emotion in Russian society. How different are Muscovites from the rest of the world in this respect? What do Russian shrinks think? Also, looks like Vasily almost got arrested again! This time for shoplifting! Plus Natasha tells how she celebrated Shrovetide with her students. Don’t miss this exciting episode of From Moscow With Love! Now in 3D!