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Russia and dating culture

While Russian is the official language, many Russians also speak English as a second language.

It has been speculated that they represent burning candles or vaults to heaven and often appear in groups of three representing the Holy Trinity.

One of the most well-known traditional Russian foods that may seem strange to an outsider is borshch, also spelled borscht.

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, a 19th-century Russian composer, is world renowned for "Swan Lake" and the "1812 Overture," among other pieces.

Ballet is a popular notable art form coming out of Russia.

Founded in 1776, the Bolshoi Ballet is a classical ballet company based at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and known throughout the world.

The Mariinsky Ballet in Saint Petersburg is another famous ballet company in Russia.

The most popular is Dolgang, spoken by more than 5.3 percent of the country's population, according to the CIA.