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We will be pleased to hear certain praises related to our achievements in space exploration, economic development, figure skating and other sports, ballet and especially in art and literature (those are spheres of our innate pride).
If you show proper interest in the spiritual and cultural life of this country, respect is guaranteed. Let all the criticism and mockery you might hear from this people about this country not mislead you.
Obscene and rude jokes are not welcomed either, though it depends on the company you are in.
The personal space here is 'medium', that is smaller than is customary among the English-speaking people and bigger than that in Latin America.
Do not get offended if you are slightly touched at hands or shoulders in a friendly conversation - it does not mean any intention of sexual harassment but pure fellow feeling.
The Russians still feel uneasy about speaking openly about sex, though mass media here do their best to change the situation.
Despite the global notoriety of Russian foul language, it will be frowned upon in an educated, well-mannered society.
According to those traditional concepts, the greatest reproach to an ungrateful person would be to say: “You have forgotten my bread-and-salt”.