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Seven Things about Russia You Didn’t Know Posted by on Sep 16, 2014

Many of you know so much about Russia! Some of you were fortunate enough to go there, others spent a lot of time reading about it.  Whatever the case, I hope the information below fuels your curiosity even more and propels you to dive deeper into the culture and history of this country, a country…

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Playing Board Games… In Russian Posted by on Jan 20, 2011

Do you like playing «настольные игры» [board games]? Let me tell you, board game «любители» [fans] in the US are absolutely «избалованны» [spoiled]. There’s such a variety of board games here «для всех возрастов» [for all ages] and «на любой вкус» [for every taste]. Growing up, I remember playing just a few board games –…

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Swimming… in Russian Posted by on Jan 18, 2011

Have you ever considered participating in «триатлон» [a triathlon]? I haven’t because… shhh… I can’t «плавать» [swim]. I know, I know, how could I, who grew up on the banks of the mighty «Волга» [Volga], not become at least a passable swimmer? Sometimes I wonder about this myself, but here I am nevertheless. «В…

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Dacha, Glorious Dacha! Posted by on Mar 25, 2010

Old Soviet Dacha

A 200-sq foot house for a family of four – check. A 30-horse power baby-blue car – check. Buckets, rakes, shovels – check. We are ready for a weekend at a dacha.