(June 2017) Russian traditions, superstitions and beliefs include superstitions and customs of Russians.The priest says benedictions for the bride and groom and then the dismissal takes place.(so-called penalty ) Outgoing guest must drink last glass, so-called na pososhok (russ.
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However Russians tend to add a symbolic three spits over one s left shoulder (or simply with the head turned to the left), and Russians will often knock three times as well.
And the bride also releases another balloon with her maiden name written on it, as she embarks on her new life.
Because of the nature of these deaths the earth cannot accept them until their time comes which means they do not receive a proper burial and are sometimes not buried at all but covered with rocks or sticks.
The priest then says a prayer blessing the couple s betrothal which mentions instances in the Bible where rings are used and relates those instances to the betrothal.
Before leaving for a long journey, travelers and all those who are seeing them off, must sit for a moment in silence before leaving the house.