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1. 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
2. Get a Grip!

In this issue’s Uchites, we look at common Russian idioms and the challenges of translating them into English.

Tags: russian language, idioms
3. What's So Funny?

After declensions, cases, aspect, verbs of motion, pronunciation, and all the other trials of the Russian language, there is one more thing to learn: quotes, jokes and allusions. Let's do this.

Tags: film, russian language, humor
4. Method Acting

Here's a suggestion for improving your Russian: watch Russian TV. But which TV? Here's a suggestion...

Tags: television, russian language, mystery
By Robert Blaisdell
5. Rebooting Conversations

On how much more difficult it is becoming to have a civil conversation in Russia.

Tags: russian language
6. Spelling Reform: Who Gets the Credit?

Soviet sources praise the Bolsheviks for simplifying Russian spelling in 1918. Who was the real author of the spelling reform, and what was the Bolsheviks' actual role in making it work?

Tags: russia, 1917, 1918, russian language, spelling, reform, lunacharsky, provisional government
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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