Russian native, Russian traveler pair to bring country alive for Kansas students during Olympics

As the crow flies, it’s more than 5,500 miles from Frontenac to Sochi, Russia. But for fourth-graders studying the Olympic Games this month, the distance didn’t seem quite so great Thursday: A native Russian and an American faculty member at Pittsburg State University who has been a frequent traveler there shared with them the country’s language, culture, food and traditional dress.

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