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

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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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TED Talks in Russian: “People Are Conformists By Nature” Posted by on Feb 22, 2016

Many of our readers will be familiar with TED Talks, short inspiring presentations given in different subjects. Did you know that TEDx (independently organized) events were held all around the world in many languages, including Russian? You can browse talks by languages and watch talks in Russian¬†given in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, and any…

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