The features of Russian people vary according to region and specific ethnicity. According to genealogists, ethnic Russians have a similar appearance to Poles, Ukrainians and Slovenians, with predominantly light skin, thi... More »

Russian wedding rings are exchanged to symbolize the love and commitment between two people. According to Master Russian, wedding rings are an old tradition that is much like the wedding ring traditions found in the West... More »

Ivanov, Kuznetsov and Smirnov are some of the most common family names in Russia. Russian surnames are loosely grouped into four main categories: patronymic, geographical, descriptive and occupational. Kuznetsov, for exa... More » Education

A cultural region refers to people who share a dominant culture in a specific geographic location. Everyone within a cultural region is influenced by the dominant culture in some form. More » World View Social Sciences Cultures & Traditions

Moroccan people often wear clothing that directly ties to their religion and the climate of the region. Loose fitting gowns, called djellaba, are frequently worn by both men and women over their everyday clothing. They a... More »

Traditional attire for people who live in Brazil may vary depending on the region, but for the most part, natives prefer to wear bold colors and beautifully crafted garments. Brazilian clothing tends to be comfortably ma... More »

Although the people in India wear varied clothing depending on the region, many women wear saris while men wear dhotis. The cultural traditions and ethnicity of the region’s inhabitants as well as the climate and geograp... More »