5 Things Never to Say or Do in Russia

  • Published on Feb 11, 2014
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Comments • 3 161

  • Роман Назаров

    Don't joke. Don't laugh. Don't live. There are 3 rules to survive in Russia. From Russia. With. Love.

  • Susan Shields
    Susan Shields 3 months ago

    Wow! Link said pissed! Makes me chuckle.

  • Vince Dibona
    Vince Dibona 3 months ago

    Link matches the Wheel perfectly.

  • Laurie Owen
    Laurie Owen 6 months ago

    I live in Ameica. And I know many people who ask for me to take my shoes off in their house. But most prefer that you leave your shoes on. I think you should find the preferences of the people or country you are visiting and prepare accordingly. Personally as soon as I get home I take off my shoes and wear slippers around the house!

  • xydoit
    xydoit 7 months ago

    The Russians said both themselves.

  • TDgwen4ever
    TDgwen4ever 9 months ago +1

    I live in the US (Minnesota). Everyone here takes their shoes off when going into anyone's house. I had no idea it was "normal" for Americans to leave their shoes on. It's practically unheard of here. It must be a regional thing. I can't believe how many comments there are from Americans that are against taking their shoes off.

  • Qwertasd10
    Qwertasd10 10 months ago

    Be gay?

  • Nicola Wildflower
    Nicola Wildflower 10 months ago +1

    Am I the only American who thinks it’s normal to take your shoes off in the house? Don’t want to be scuffing up the floors or tracking dirt in the house. My Nana taught me at a young age that you’re supposed to keep shoes off in the house.

  • VTUL92
    VTUL92 11 months ago

    This obsession with heels.
    I guess I would ask myself the following questions. . . Who am I wearing the heels for? Is it worth pain to look good? Why do I feel the need to subject myself to this to look pretty? Why is there such a pressure from society for me to look good all the time? Do I not feel secure in my skin without altering my body image in such a way? Why am I so insecure about seeming short? Why do I not value the long term well being of my body? Why do I believe looking good matters more than my own health? Who is pressuring me in this way? Is it fair that men do not have the same pressure? Did the patriarchy succeed in getting me to believe I am not good enough as I am? Is this also a form of oppression? Is it fair?

    I would. Maybe you should.

  • Taren-Layne Warfield
    Taren-Layne Warfield 11 months ago +1

    i actually laughed out loud when link said it pisses me off like that was so unexpected

  • TheDeadCobra
    TheDeadCobra Year ago

    Yes tracking dirt in once home is so ok -_-

  • Hanna Kristensson

    Up untill you are around 12 in sweden you dont wear shoes inside in school and when the fire alarm goes of we are told to leave the shoes and just run out.

  • Alliquake Grande
    Alliquake Grande Year ago

    HAH. HAHA.

  • JaykobTV
    JaykobTV Year ago +1

    1:50 to 2:04 was amazing

  • Антон Кузнецов

    Yep. My exwife dressed for each shopping as if she planned to visit english queen. Totally true

  • ya govno
    ya govno Year ago

    2 point is true today i went to the shop on hills

  • Мур Мур
    Мур Мур Year ago

    Вы слишком много смеетесь

  • Naomi H
    Naomi H Year ago

    Why is link saying bad words today?

  • Caedyn North
    Caedyn North Year ago

    Russia is an Asian country

  • MissHurton
    MissHurton Year ago

    In Denmark and the rest of Europe, I believe, we take our shoes off inside. The only place I've experienced someone who didn't, was in Spain. But they loved the idea. ☺️

  • HikaruRain
    HikaruRain Year ago +1

    I never wear anything on my feet when in my house. And would love to find a way to navigate the world and not have to wear stupid crazy "white man" shoes. But yeah one is not allowed to wear moccasins with business casual

  • Mike West
    Mike West Year ago

    id love to behead your mother9CUNT ON RIGHT)

  • Bizarre Is The New Black.

    I don't get the elbow pasta joke, lol.

  • Blaire Kitty
    Blaire Kitty Year ago

    In Canada, at least my area, neeever wear shoes in someone's house. Lots of people dress up for anything, depending on who they are... Still a funny episode though :)

  • Kimberley W
    Kimberley W Year ago

    Link! Naughty!

  • Kimberley W
    Kimberley W Year ago

    Anyone who didn't watch the main episode must of been very confused at the beginning

  • purple honeybee
    purple honeybee Year ago

    This is a really lowsy video, had a hard time getting thru it, don't know if I will.

  • Ira
    Ira Year ago

    Interesting video. Yes, these facts are true, but we are not walking in shoes at home not because of expensive, hard-clearning carpets. It's just because of the dirt, germs and chewing gums.

  • Julia Melnyk
    Julia Melnyk Year ago

    I'm sorry but this is kinda disrespectful

  • Екатерина Шишкова

    Thing about dressing up is true)))

  • Josh_EJTG
    Josh_EJTG Year ago

    opa cyka blyat

  • Kate m.j.
    Kate m.j. Year ago

    That's true about the dress

  • A.J.
    A.J. Year ago

    Personally none of these sound "weird." If someone came in my home and didn't take your shoes off, you'd lose respect from me. I've been in America, some people need to dress to impress. I hate how some go shopping in their night clothing.

    ASHERUISE Year ago +1

    I'm an American and I think people who wear shoes in the house are really weird and I'm really bothered when people do it in my house, even maintenance people. We don't all leave our shoes on.
    ...Although I just wore boots in my aunt's house this afternoon because I'd taken them off and ended up stepping in dog pee so I left them on even after it was cleaned up because I didn't want to step in a wet spot again.

  • DA
    DA Year ago

    im russian and
    how rude y'all in america

  • Milestone Punk
    Milestone Punk Year ago

    Все в комментариях стериотипес!!!

  • Valerie Genis
    Valerie Genis 2 years ago

    I'm russian and it's true man я русская и кто правда

  • Anna Zumdome
    Anna Zumdome 2 years ago

    Really im russian and all these facts are true.

  • Val aka Liam
    Val aka Liam 2 years ago

    Really they disagree about women holding something heavy seorsly

  • 1
    1 2 years ago +1

    never thought about these cultural differences. i agree with everything on the list, i'm slavic, that's probably the reason. and from this video it just seems like we slavs are far more polite than americans.

  • UndieBandit
    UndieBandit 2 years ago


  • Dimitar Veljanovski
    Dimitar Veljanovski 2 years ago

    Me: Mom, lets buy this 10 dollars carpet for the new house...
    My Russian mom: No, we will take that 20000 dollars exotic rug from Moscow next time we go to the city!

  • d. kerr
    d. kerr 2 years ago

    anyone jump a little when link cursed? sounded so weird lolol like my dad cursing at me

  • Rozie Abdurahmanova
    Rozie Abdurahmanova 2 years ago

    I am from Russia and all these facts are true 👍

  • Fizzle Swagneel
    Fizzle Swagneel 2 years ago

    What? Taking your shoes off before walking in is normal like, everywhere else.. if you don't the floor gets dirty and gross.

  • Zoe's Zoo
    Zoe's Zoo 2 years ago +1

    In Canada, we take our shoes off in other people's homes unless told it's okay to keep them on. Just by reading the comments, I'm starting to think Americans are the only ones who keep their shoes on 24/7 :P

  • 3DMus1c
    3DMus1c 2 years ago

    99% of comments are about how they take their shoes off while going into someone’s home...ya see, here in America, you can’t take your shoes off because people have the audacity to take them even when they are right in front of the door. Most Americans are thiefs anyways and take the most simple of things. Plus, every country is different. I’m sorry I don’t follow Russia expectations when I live in American and couldn’t care less about what the expectations in Russia are.

  • darkinertia2
    darkinertia2 2 years ago

    being in a filipino home, the idea of wearing shoes in a house disgusts me, and id think link would be against dragging in dirty shoes into a house

  • Ed McKenzie
    Ed McKenzie 2 years ago

    In Soviet Russia, facts check you!

  • Crystal Phoenix
    Crystal Phoenix 2 years ago

    I think here in the UK it's a personal preference. Not everyone expects you to take your shoes off unless they're absolutely filthy or unless they have just cleaned or bought a new carpet or whatever. If someone asked me to take my shoes off then obviously I would (and also if I was in another country because I try to respect others' way of life) but I don't think it's a massive big deal or disrespect unless your shoes were really filthy or the carpet was new or had just been washed. Obviously I can't speak for everyone in the UK but I'd like to think that a lot of people do or at least ask if they need to take their shoes off. Like I say, some people aren't so bothered while others are.

  • Allogop
    Allogop 2 years ago

    hail the motherland

  • Emmamay Lawlor
    Emmamay Lawlor 2 years ago

    Oh and in Ireland as soon as u walk in a house in like the porch there's like a tough mat u wipe you're shoes u don't take them of and walk I wearing your shoes it could be different for other people in Ireland but that's all my relatives do this as well

  • Green Horse
    Green Horse 2 years ago

    I am American and we don't make people take there shoes off in less they want to

  • Black Hole of Knowledge

    born in russia, most of the facts are true. Also, you want your guest to be comfortable when they are at your house, so you let them take take their shoes off. It also works the other way, as if you don't take your shoes off, you bring dirt into the house, which is disrespectful to the host.

  • ThatGrizzlyGamer Tgg
    ThatGrizzlyGamer Tgg 2 years ago

    Pretty much every fact is correct and I remember 4/5 of them just growing up in Moscow.
    Fact with dress and high heels to go out for even a walk is wrong but women tended to dress up when someone came over even for a cup of tea just to look nice.
    Great video 😁🇷🇺

  • Gnitto Incco
    Gnitto Incco 2 years ago

    I should just bring the dirt and mud into your house and step in your living room and put my feet on your rug.. And that's just fine...

  • kiersten erickson
    kiersten erickson 2 years ago

    I'm an American and to me, it's really impolite to not take your shoes off when entering someone's house. And until this, I thought everyone took their shoes off at the front door/mud room, but I guess not-

  • Cadie Fabiano
    Cadie Fabiano 2 years ago


  • Real World
    Real World 2 years ago

    In Estonia we take off shoes too but it will be very nice to not take . =D

  • Fred H.
    Fred H. 2 years ago

    the casual walk in heels is very true. I have seen it with my own eyes while I was in Russia. Russian woman have class. They care about their appearance.