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What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Moscow?

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We asked people in Moscow if they could share any humorous cultural blunders they commited. For new expats, keep in mind that these incidents are an inevitable part of expat life. Learning to laugh about them is the key!...

"It is important to be aware of cultural differences when visiting Moscow. It is important to be respectful of the local customs and traditions. It is important to dress modestly and to avoid public displays of affection. It is also important to be aware of the local etiquette when it comes to dining, as it is considered rude to start eating before the host does. Additionally, it is important to be aware of the local language and to avoid speaking English in public, as it is considered impolite. Finally, it is important to be aware of the local customs when it comes to gift-giving, as it is considered rude to give an expensive gift to someone you do not know well," wrote a member who made the move to Moscow, Russia.

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What cultural faux pas should I try to avoid making in Moscow?

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