Viktoriya lived in Ukraine and Russia for 24 years and takes great pride in the cultures and traditions of each. She earned a degree in Russia at Petrozavodsk State University, specializing in Russian and English language and literature. After graduation she worked in a Russian public school teaching English. Viktoriya spent time living in Moscow and traveled to places in Russia, including St. Petersburg and the cities of the Golden Ring of Russia. She moved to the United States in 2010 and is very passionate about sharing her knowledge.