A consideration of the number 50.
Dog lingo litters Russian language and literature.
Every foreigner knows the word "babushka" before they even start studying Russian. But it takes some study (or this column) to plumb the depths of meaning hidden in this word.
Athleticisms, particularly those from the realm of track and field, are rich in the Russian language.
Russians have a love-hate relationship with winter. We look at the ways that the words of winter have invaded the Russian psyche.
In honor of Valentine's Day, we consider different terms of endearment.
An explanation of current Russian youth's slang.
Some truly Russian words to toss around when you need a handy insult or diss.
Many English words and phrases have wedged their way into the Russian vernacular, and not all with benign effect. Witness the effect of P.R...
In honor of the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II, we look at how war language has infiltated the civilian argot.
A look at the language (which at times hardly seems like Russian) which reigns on the RuNet.
A examination of the role of khalyava in Russian speech and life.
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