A Russian Thanksgiving

Peter Sission ’14 excitedly prepares for Thanksgiving Dinner in Moscow!


Dickinson students in Moscow were able to uphold the annual American tradition of coming together and remembering to be thankful while becoming accustomed to a regular way of life in a foreign land. They invited some Russian friends and other students studying Russian at RSUH, and in a tiny Moscow kitchen they cooked turkey and other traditional Thanksgiving food.


Kirsten Brents’14 “I find it funny, yet impressive how we successfully cooked a thanksgiving dinner at the last minute. Then threw it in bags and ate the next day on the train to Volgograd, because the day we traveled was the actual Thanksgiving Day. The small table in our compartment was full of food, and Russians seeing all these food probably couldn’t believe that we could eat so much… ”

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