It’s a universal greeting formula and it can be used safely every time regardless of the person you are addressing.
How do Russians greet for the first time?
It's easy to say and chances are you'll get it right on your first or second try. Even though it's officially considered an informal way of saying hello, you can get away with in many cases. For example, saying “hi” to friends, family, or even casual acquaintances.
What are common Russian sayings?
- Yes – Да (da)
- No – Нет (nyet)
- Please – Пожалуйста (poZHAlusta)
- Thank you – Спасибо (spaSIbo)
- You're welcome. – Не за что. ( ne za chto)
- Enjoy (often used instead of "you're welcome" for food) – на здоровье (na zdaROVye)
- I'm sorry. – Прошу прощения. ( …
- Excuse me. – Извините. (
How do you greet a Russian woman?
There's a well-known Russian greeting tradition: the triple cheek-kiss. It's usually common between close relatives. Sometimes, it's shortened to two kisses. One cheek kiss is often used by girls to greet friends, or even close female coworkers.6 Jan 2020
Are houses cheap in Russia?
Housing costs in Russia
According to Numbeo, a one-bedroom flat in the center of Moscow costs 50,000 p. to 100,000 p. Meanwhile, outside the city center, prices are, on average, 40,000 p. For a three-bedroom apartment in Moscow city center, you can expect to pay about 145,000 or 75,000 on the outskirts.