Archive for September, 2018

6 Numbers You Need To Know in Russia Posted by on Sep 24, 2018


Perhaps you are planning a short visit or even a longer stay in Russia. If you want to be successful in your new environment, here are certain numbers you should know. Some of these will be familiar to our readers who live in places that use the metric system. 1. Your weight in kilograms You…

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3 Emerging Russian Performers You Need To Know in 2018 Posted by on Sep 13, 2018

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Does your textbook still talk about Alla Pugachyova (А́лла Пугачёва)? I mean, she was big in the 80s, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a person under 30 who still finds mainstream Soviet artists relevant or lists them among their favo(u)rites. Here are three up and coming Russian artists to update your playlist with. 1…

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School News in Russian from Countries Other Than Russia Posted by on Sep 5, 2018

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Oftentimes, the Russian language is primarily—or solely—associated with the country of Russia. At the same time, as I wrote before, Russian is also used, to varying degrees, in other countries. This time, let us take a look at news stories in Russian about schools in countries other than Russia. Story from Kyrgyzstan: Making Kyrgyz a…

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