The linguistic legacy of Boris Yeltsin.
The language of the roads, from Gaishniki lingo to women drivers.
The language of painting and the visual arts.
Prisoner lingo and the language of thieves takes center stage.
The lingo you need to know to understand talk about Russian music.
A few discrete lessons in Russian curses.
Lights, camera ... a plethora of filmographic idioms and phrases for your lexicon.
This column was spurred on the by the devaluation crisis of August 1998. It includes lots of useful bureaucratic language and other neologisms from the crisis era.
Useful phrases and idioms for telephoning, screening calls and more.
Great literary allusions with which to spice up your speech.
Euphemisms and phrases imbued with tsarist power...
An impressive bunch of muzhik-related phrases and idioms.
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