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Unintended Consequences: Impact of Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine on the Wine Sector  This article provides background information on Ukraine’s wine sector, and initial thoughts on the impact of the Russian invasion. It has been compiled mainly from Ukrainian web sources...


Borsch is probably the most famous of all Russian soups. But how do you spell it?


Ukha is a simple Russian fish soup that has been eaten by peasants and aristocrats alike since the 17th century


People across the Levantine Middle East eat a heavily-scented porridge called Burbura on 4th December, to celebrate the feast of St Barbara. The Eid al-Burbura is celebrated in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Palestine, as well as parts of Russia and Turkey. The...