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11. 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
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
18. Love and Parting

A literal English translation of the famous song.

Tags: music, language
19. 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
20. Home is Where Your Residence Permit Is

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

Tags: real estate, language

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