In this issue we look at the shape of things Russian.
An effective way to accumulate new vocabulary is to learn words and phrases that have the same root.
A favorite evening cartoon is the basis for this issue's language column.
In this issue's language learning page, we consider Russian songs about trees.
Russians have a sense of time that can often leave foreigners puzzling. So we decided to look at some colloquial expressions about time.
In which we use one of the most beloved songs from a classic film to make some points about genitive case. Get singing!
In honor of the anniversary of the film «Бриллиантовая рука» (“Diamond Arm”), this edition of Учитесь looks at some of the famous крылатые фразы (“winged phrases”), or idiomatic expressions that the film gave to the Russian language.
In this issue’s Uchites, we look at a popular song by the poet Bulat Okudzhava and the composer Isaac Schwartz. It is about love and separation.
The writer Eduard Uspensky passed away recently. In this language section, we look back at one of his contributions to Russian literature and folklore.
In this issue’s Uchites, we look at common Russian idioms and the challenges of translating them into English.
This issue's Uchites looks at some familiar proverbs and helps you learn them by matching them up to rough equivalents in English.
A popular song about paintings helps language learners pick up some artistic vocabulary.
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Russian-speaking guides conduct tours of the museum's highlights every Monday at 11 am.
Russian-language tour exploring our collection in depth, second Sunday of each month at 1 pm. Free, reservations required
June 22, 2020, marks the 79th anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, the Nazi invasion of Russia that changed the course of WWII and, perhaps, history itself.
Russia’s Ministry of Health discussed ways vodka can affect the coronavirus (spoiler alert: not much).
On this, the occasion of the great writer's 200th birthday, we offer some links to stories we have published about him over the years, as well as some cool videos. Happy reading and viewing!
Why is Georgian food so popular in Russia? Turns out there's more to it than deliciousness.
A look at how the Jesuits, Pope Francis, and Georgetown University all share an interesting connection to Russia.
Russian literature has an answer for everything. In the times of coronovirus, this is your guide.
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