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Russian Inventions You Know-2 Posted by on Aug 11, 2021

Periodic Table

This time I would like to continue the list of the valued inventions of Russians. Previously, I told you about famous engineers and physicists. In fact, Russians have made tremendous contributions to inventions. If you open the history of the space (космическая), aviation (авиационная), or military (военная) industry (индустрия), you will find many Russian names…

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Russian Inventions You Know Posted by on Jul 30, 2021


Today I want to talk about one of the extremely important and debatable topics about Russia – the achievements of its citizens in innovations that have changed the modern world.   Brain Drain – Утечка мозгов On the one hand, Russia has long been known for its scientists (учёные), researchers (исследователи), and inventors (изобретатели). On the…

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5 Homes of Famous Russians Around The World Posted by on Dec 14, 2017

Dostoevsky House in Semey

If you have been to Russia, you might have visited the homes of famous Russian writers, composers, artists, and politicians. But did you know there are places outside Russia where famous Russians stayed or lived permanently? Inclusion of a person in this post is not meant to endorse their views, policies, or work. Dostoevsky Museum…

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5 Russian Celebrities You Didn’t Know Died In 2016 Posted by on Jan 11, 2017


As millions of fans across the world mourn the deaths of Price, Carrie Fisher, and David Bowie, the Russian public is also coping with the loss of some of its most beloved celebrities. Below are some of the people who passed away in 2016. Наталья Крачковская — Natalya Krachkovskaya Наталья Крачковская (Natalya Krachkovskaya) was an…

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Does Russian Sound Different in European Russia and the Far East? Posted by on Oct 13, 2016

Map of Russia

Very often I hear people say that, Russia being so large, there must be distinct regional accents. A person from Moscow surely speaks differently than someone from Novosibirsk. However, in the case of Russia we find that the variation is not nearly as drastic as one would expect. As explained in the Encyclopaedia Britannica, “The degree…

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Three Trendy Opposition Figures in Russia Posted by on Apr 4, 2016

If you follow Russian news, you may come across names of certain opposition figures and their conflicts with the powers that be. Yet who are these people? Are they all part of the same group or organization? Do they have the same goals? What precisely do they oppose? Love them or hate them, you may…

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Notable Russians Posted by on Aug 5, 2015

There are many celebrities today that you may not immediately recognize are from Russia – especially if you yourself aren’t. Today’s post will be about some notable Russians that have made their mark on their industries; these range from modeling to athletics. Vitaly Zdorovetskiy may not be immediately recognizable to you but he has over…

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