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11. 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
12. 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
13. Diamond Arm at 50

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.

Tags: film, language
14. Funny Little Characters

If a Russian fox met an American fox, would they get along? If Russian folklore is to be trusted, the answer is a definite нет (no).

Tags: language, animals
15. Love and Parting

A literal English translation of the famous song.

Tags: music, language
16. How Can I Thank You Enough?

To thank (blagodarit) is one of the Russian language's most beautiful words. We go in for a deep dive.

Tags: language, etiquette
17. Home is Where Your Residence Permit Is

A look at the evolving language of real estate in Russia.

Tags: real estate, language
18. The Translator

Galina Sergeyevna Usova is a poet and translator of English prose and poetry. For the last few years, she has been standing outside St. Petersburg’s Polytechnic Institute metro station selling her books.

Tags: poetry, literature, language
19. Three Books and a DVD

In which we review three books and a DVD we like. See the book reviews section for detailed reviews.

Tags: literature, language, ukraine, romanovs
20. Uchites 47

Verbs of Motion 

Tags: language

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