There are a lot of them. From the common ones like black cats, or the unlucky number 13, to more Russian-specific superstitions. For example, whistling. It’s said that if you whistle too much, you will whistle away all your money. Or before a long journey, just before leaving home, you should stop and sit for a moment. This will trick evil spirits into thinking you are not going anywhere, meaning they will not follow you.
Are there any interesting traditions or superstitions in your country?
Wearing clothes the wrong way round brings bad luck.
A widow can't wear makeup for forty days after her husband’s funeral.
When we are walking on the road and we see a cat cross the road, we think that this is bad luck. Sometimes when it happens here in Tokyo I feel uneasy!
There are a lot of customs and superstitions in Mongolia. For example, shake hands if you have stepped on someone's foot. Find out more details.