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11. Ringing in the Plump New Year

It’s that time of year: Americans are busy making — and breaking — their New Year’s resolutions. Russians are too smart to put themselves through such torture.

Tags: language, health
12. Как снег на голову!

An effective way to accumulate new vocabulary is to learn words and phrases that have the same root.

Tags: language, weather, snow
13. Baby, It's Cold Inside

Every autumn, Russians only have one question: Когда начнётся отопительный сезон!? (When are they going to turn on the heat?)

Tags: language, winter, weather
14. Спят усталые игрушки

A favorite evening cartoon is the basis for this issue's language column.

Tags: language, television
15. Climate Chaos and Fall Colors

On the language of fall and a changing climate.

Tags: fall, russian, language
16. A Friend of Both Russia and Ukraine

Yes, it is possible to be a Russophile and a Ukrainephile. We explain how.

Tags: cultural exchange, Gogol, folklore, rus', history, kyiv, russian language, language, Ukraine
17. Russian Grammar Wars

Tough time learning Russian? It’s not just you. Russians themselves frequently struggle to determine what is “correct.” 

Tags: metro, st. petersburg, grammar, language
18. An Alien's Guide to the Subway

Sometimes a subway is just that. And sometimes it is not. On the perils of inter-lingual travel...

Tags: language, new york, travel
19. Spring has (Not) Sprung

In early March, when Moscow is still buried under more than a meter of snow and people are buried under many inches of fur and heavy wool, there is nothing more annoying than Instagram photos of daffodils, forsythia and cherry blossom buds.

Tags: russian, language, weather, spring
20. The Genitive Case, or "If you have no aunt"

In which we use one of the most beloved songs from a classic film to make some points about genitive case. Get singing!

Tags: language, russian, song, film, movie, irony of fate

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