Now, we admit that our knowledge of Russian traditions is pretty minimal. But after this eye-opening video, we're keen to know much more.
It appears as if the dog population of Russia find themselves compelled to sing along to the national anthem whenever it's played.
The patriotic mutts are seen trying their very best in this clip although our non-existent grasp on the Russian language means we can't tell if they really know the lyrics or not.
(Image: Live Leak)