Drinking Culture in Russia

Video Transcript

I mean, people drink vodka with champagne, with, you know, all kinds of...vodka with beer.... People drink vodka with dinner, with lunch, with everything...with breakfast. We know people, like, you would visit them and they would just pour you [some]. [You] kind of assume that you have to drink any time of the day with any food. So in Moscow, of course, there are bars, there's different kind[s] of alcohol from all over the world.

A Russian culture expert on the importance of alcohol to Russians.