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There are 19 item(s) tagged with the keyword "russian language".

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11. Statistics

Bits of data that offer insights into trends and events in Russia.

Tags: russian language, philanthropy, children, statistics
12. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language
13. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train
14. 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
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
18. Rebooting Conversations

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

Tags: russian language
19. 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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