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1. A Baker's Dozen of Translation and Language Resources
By Paul E. Richardson

Whether you are a budding translator of Russian-English texts, are reading Russian literature in the original, or just want to improve your Russian, there are countless resources waiting for you on the internet. Here's our list of the best...

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Tags: russian, language
2. Why Don't Russians Smile?

It is a common trope that Russians never smile. Which of course is interpreted to mean they are unfriendly, gloomy, sullen – positively Dostoyevskian. This, of course, is a complete misreading of body language and cultural norms.

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Tags: culture, language, communication, humor
3. Dostoyevsky Bilingual

Dostoyevsky becomes the third Russian author to get Chtenia's Bilingual Treatment. Including a series of short, lesser known, but highly significant works that show the traditional view of Dostoyevsky as a dour, intense, philosophical writer to be uneccesarily one-sided.

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Tags: dostoyevsky, bilingual, fiction, language
4. Happy Translation Day
By Paul E. Richardson

In honor of International Translation Day (September 30), we demonstrate rather graphically the value of having a good, human translator.

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Tags: language, translation, Russian
5. Checking in with Russian Bloggers
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

What has the Russian side of the internet been up to lately? Enjoying nature, getting a new angle on familiar things, and going at everything with a healthy sense of humor.

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Tags: russia, internet, humor, language, nature, Instagram, russian architecture, photographs, photography, blog
6. 9 Ways to Brush up Your Russian
By Paul E. Richardson

It's back to school time! Has your college Russian gotten a bit rusty? Looking for some fun, useful, but most important effective ways to brush up on your Russian? The internet is here to help! 

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Tags: language, russian
7. At the Circus

This wonderful novella by Alexander Kuprin tells the story of the wrestler Arbuzov and his battle against a renowned American wrestler. Rich in detail and characterization, At the Circus brims with excitement and life. You can smell the sawdust in the big top, see the vivid and colorful characters, sense the tension build as Arbuzov readies to face off against the American.

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Tags: language, bilingual, kuprin
8. Studying Russian Outside the Capitals

Some reasons to consider studying Russian outside Moscow and St. Petersburg, with a listing of schools and their programs in provincial cities.

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Tags: language, study, provinces
9. Uchites
Tags: language, russian, audio, lessons, self-taught
10. US News & World Report: Learn Russian!
By Paul E. Richardson

US News and World Report recommends: "Why not get ahead of the geopolitical curve and study Russian?"

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Tags: russian, language

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