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  • 19 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning French, German, Spanish
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • PhD Candidate at Georgetown University
  • BA, MA, kandidatskaia: all in history
  • From Moscow Oblast, Russian Federation
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About Me


Exploring present and past is the way to understand the world and ourselves.

I'm a keen, active person that like having fun and spending time with nice people. Try not to worry about things that do not bother me much, but not ignorant about important things.
Very fond of history and think the knowledge of it can help people to get better organized and succeed in future!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Trying to be part of CS life, because of the wonderful community of individuals with similar thinking and positive outlook towards life... and it is fascinating!


1. History of Russia and the world.
2. Politics
3. Modern life
4. Traveling
5. Writing and reading
6. Sport: Big fan of ice-skating (opened this activity two years ago and can't live without it), soccer, basketball and chess and others...
7. Swing dancing

  • writing
  • performing arts
  • politics
  • chess
  • reading
  • traveling
  • camping
  • sports
  • basketball
  • soccer
  • teaching
  • history
  • law

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: comedies, tragedies and for thinking. I'm fond of old movies from Soviet time and 60-80 from the US. American musicals are great too.
Music: do not have any strict preferences, but think music should be natural and structured, can't stand the cacophony of sounds.
Reading: The wheel of time (fantasy), The New Yorker, periodical literature. Indeed, I do love books about History and books of Russian classics (Bunin, Kuprin).

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Depends on your definition of amazing :)

Teach, Learn, Share

Live an learn is my motto and sometimes teach as well, since one's experience is always unique and might be useful for others!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Positive energy! Knowledge of Russia! Good conversations and my inspiration to learn!

Countries I’ve Visited

Belarus, Czech Republic, Mexico, Netherlands, Ukraine

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, France, Germany, Russian Federation, United States

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