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Quiz: How Good Is Your Russian? Posted by on Jun 11, 2014

Behold boys and girls, in this post you will be quizzed on your knowledge of Russian. Driven by the addictive nature of quizzes and a desire to freshen things up a bit for our readers, I decided to come up with my own quiz. The quiz is not long but I believe it is pretty…

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Apps with Russian Origins Posted by on Jun 4, 2014

If you have a smartphone, and statistics show that 22% of the world’s population does (1), then you likely have downloaded an app or two or ten. What you may be surprised to know is that some of the most successful apps were created by people from Russia or countries that used to be a part of the…

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Ten Most Common Russian Abbreviations Posted by on Apr 30, 2014

Abbreviations are common in any language. Only a few short years ago instant messaging introduced a ton of new abbreviations that a lot of us are still trying to learn. On the other hand, there are examples that have been around for years. The Russian language is no exception. Any native speaker of Russian…

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Learn Russian in 5 Minutes a Day Posted by on Jun 14, 2012

How much time do you spend learning Russian? Пол-часа, час, два часа? (Half an hour, an hour, two hours?) Do you spend this much time каждый день, пару раз в неделю, раз в неделю (every day, a couple of times a week, once a week)? In other words, do you spend enough time studying…

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