I should say that Russian crocheters are not very familiar with slip stitches. We use them just for joining in round or adjoining motifs and pieces. I unvolved sl sts for myself suddenly when read about Bosnian crochet. And now am in love with them! This is so fast, neat and sl st patterns by MsWeaver are always so feminine and wearable.
Here is my new FO, Snegurochka fingerless mitts:
Yuliya's mitts and pattern on Ravelry: