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14 Weird Facts About Russia That Every Traveler Must Know

Russia is the world’s largest nation and has the world's eighth-largest economy. Every country has its own weird facts and Russia is not any different. 

Here are 14 weird facts about Russia that are beyond our expectation, these facts are hilarious and interesting to know. 

14 Weird Facts About Russia That Every Traveler Must Know

14 Weird Facts About Russia That Every Traveler Must Know

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It's hard to believe these facts but they are completely true.

It's hard to believe these facts but they are completely true.

1) You would be surprised to know every year on 12th September , Russian workers get to take the day off to have sex with their mates.

1) You would be surprised to know every year on 12th September , Russian workers get to take the day off to have sex with their mates.

If they deliver baby after nine months than there are special rewards for them. Crazy Isn't it?

2) Legally, it is against the law to tell about gay people to children!

2) Legally, it is against the law to tell about gay people to children!

3) Moscow's metro system witnesses around 7 and 9 million people every day which is equivalent to NY and London's public transport systems combined!

3) Moscow’s metro system witnesses around 7 and 9 million people every day which is equivalent to NY and London’s public transport systems combined!

4) Bubble Baba is an event in Russia where inflatable sex dolls are used by people to drive down the Vuoska Rapids.

4) Bubble Baba is an event in Russia where inflatable sex dolls are used by people to drive down the Vuoska Rapids.

This is weird!

5) On an average Russian drinks 4.8 gallons of alcohol per year which is just double the amount doctors consider harmful for consumption!

5) On an average Russian drinks 4.8 gallons of alcohol per year which is just double the amount doctors consider harmful for consumption!

Cheers to them!

6) You will be surprised to know that some Russian school teachers get paid in vodka, probably due to their vodka addiction

6) You will be surprised to know that some Russian school teachers get paid in vodka, probably due to their vodka addiction

7) Russians have a weird superstition of not whistling in the house

7) Russians have a weird superstition of not whistling in the house

They believe all of your money will fly out the window if you do that!

8) If you want to visit the world's biggest McDonald's than you need to go to Moscow.

8) If you want to visit the world’s biggest McDonald's than you need to go to Moscow.

It serves 700 customers at a time!

9) In Russia, rich people pay to ride in "ambulance taxis" to avoid the queues and that is not offensive!

9) In Russia, rich people pay to ride in “ambulance taxis” to avoid the queues and that is not offensive!

Nice idea to save time!

10) Number of women in Russia are 9 million more as compared to men, this is the reason why good man is so difficult to find there

10) Number of women in Russia are 9 million more as compared to men, this is the reason why good man is so difficult to find there

11) Moscow is reported to have world's highest rate of billionaires per capita

11) Moscow is reported to have world’s highest rate of billionaires per capita

People are pretty rich in Moscow

12) In Russia you can't drive your dirty car, it's a crime!

12) In Russia you can't drive your dirty car, it's a crime!

13) Russia's surface area is comparable to Pluto, it is that big can you imagine?

13) Russia's surface area is comparable to Pluto, it is that big can you imagine?

14) You can't make an excuse in a place called Megion in western Siberia because mayor has banned "making excuses" there!

14) You can't make an excuse in a place called Megion in western Siberia because mayor has banned “making excuses” there!

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