Russian Culture


The primary author of this profile was Nina Evason (2017).


  • Advameg. (2016). Russia. Retrieved from
  • Anatolievna Wieda, N. (2010). How the Russian Soul is Made: Secular Kenosis in Russian Literature. Field of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University.
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics. (2017). Census 2016, Country of Birth of Person by Sex (SA2+) [Data set].
  • Australian Trade and Investment Commission. (2017). Russia – Doing Business. Retrieved from
  • Bradford, A. (2015). Russian Culture: Facts, Customs & Traditions. Retrieved from
  • Butler, B., & Purchase, S. (2004). Personal Networking in Russian Post Soviet Life. Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, 12(1), 34-60. Retrieved from
  • Central Intelligence Agency. (2020). The World Factbook: Russia. Retrieved from
  • COMMISCEO Global. (2016). Russia Guide. Retrieved from
  • The Guardian. (2016). Percentage of Global Population Living in Cities. Retrieved from
  • Department of Home Affairs. (2019). Russian Federation-born: Community Information Summary. Retrieved from
  • Diversicare. (2006). Russian Culture Profile. Retrieved from
  • Dobrynina, V., & Kukhtevich, T. (2002). The Cultural Worlds of Young Russians. Russian Education & Society, 44(5), 32-44.
  • Dougherty, J. (2016). What millennials think of Putin’s Russia. Retrieved from
  • Expatica. (2013). Tips for Understanding Russian Culture. Retrieved from
  • Fagan, G. (2012). Believing in Russia – Religious Policy after Communism. New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • Filatov, S. & Lunkin, R. (2006). Statistics on Religion in Russia: The Reality Behind the Figures. Religion, State & Society, 34(1), 33-49.
  • Freedom House. (2017). Russia Profile. Retrieved from
  • Geert Hofstede. (2016). Russia. Retrieved from
  • Ioffe, J. (2016). Why Many Young Russians See a Hero in Putin.  Retrieved from
  • Johnsen, S. (2012). Russia: The Unhappy People. Retrieved from
  • Kagan, F. (2016). Understanding Russia Today: Russia’s Many Revisions. Retrieved from
  • Kovpak, J. (2009). Vatnost – Why the West Can’t Understand Russia. Retrieved from
  • The Levada Centre. (2016). Russian Public Opinion: 2013-2015. Moscow: Levada Analytical Centre. Retrieved from
  • Lewis, R. D. (2006). When Cultures Collide. Boston: Nicholas Brealey International.
  • Marsh, C. (2011). Religion and the State in Russia and China: Suppression, Survival, and Revival. New York: Continuum.
  • Michailova, S., & Worm, V. (2003). Personal Networking in Russia and China: Blat and . European Management Journal, 21(4), 509-519.
  • Minority Rights Group International. (2016). Russian Federation - Chechens. Retrieved from
  • Museum Victoria Australia. (n.d.). History of immigration from Russia. Retrieved from 
  • Pavlova, O., & Spier, B. (2003). Living in Moscow: Complete Relocation & Living Guide for You and Your Family. Maks-Press.
  • Pew Research Centre. (2013). Global Opinion of Russia Mixed. Retrieved from
  • Pew Research Centre. (2014). Russians Return to Religion, But Not to Church. Retrieved from
  • Russkiy Mir. (2012). “You Cannot Grasp Russia With Your Mind”. Retrieved from
  • Shleifer, A., & Treisman, D. (2005). A Normal Country: Russia After Communism. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 19(1), 151-174. Retrieved from
  • Smith, H. (1990). The Russian Character. Retrieved from
  • Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre. (2015). Russian Cultural Profile. Retrieved from 
  • Sreda. (2012). Arena: Atlas of Religions and Nationalities of the Russian. Retrieved from 
  • The Moscow Site. (2017). The Russian Mind-Set. Retrieved from
  • Thompson, H,. & Gershkovich, A. (1987). Russia’s Official Religion. International Journal on World Peace, 4(4), 51-64.
  • Transparency International. (2018). Corruption Perceptions Index 2017. Retrieved from
  • United State Commission on international Religious Freedom. (2016). Russia. Retrieved from
  • Wachtel, A. B., Lieven, D., Keenan, E. L., Hosking, G. A., Seton-Watson, H., Dewdney, J. C. . . . Medvedkov, Y. V. (2017). Russia. Retrieved from
  • World Policy Institute. (2002). Lessons of Transition: The Cultural Contradictions and the Future of Russian Liberalization. Retrieved from

Want this profile as a PDF?

Get a downloadable, printable version that you can read later.


Create your own Cultural Atlas with bookmarks, collections and a unified, searchable interface

Sign up for free