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Da! Ochen horosho. But you're not entirely unRussian, are you, Karen Scottova?
Was going to make the same guess - we never had one in our house, but my mother used to talk about the samovar in her home as a child....and the adults drinking tea with a sugar cube between their teeth.
My mother has one from Tsar days. Mine was given to me and is from the Soviet era. I've never drunk tea from one.