Russian songs of 2020

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This isn’t the first time I’ve shared Russian songs with you this year – there was a September post on 9 Russian songs about the coronavirus and 3 songs that are hot in Russia right now way back in January … Read More

Shapka, Babushka, Kefir

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Shapka, Babushka, Kefir. Ah, this book. I’ve wanted to read it since 2017. Back then, my Russian wasn’t good enough to get through it and I didn’t know it was also published in English. Now here we are, years later, … Read More

Russian street art festival

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Chelyabinsk got an incredible makeover last month! 😊 A non-profit named «Россия — страна возможностей» brought 10 Russian artists to the city, hooked them up with 7500 cans of spray paint, and set them free to create amazing artwork. Here’s … Read More

9 Russian songs about coronavirus

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First, a small update. Coronavirus has been in and out of the news here. Public school started as usual last week. Movie theaters have reopened. The first batch of Гам-Ковид-Вак (Sputnik 5) is expected in Chelyabinsk later this month. Very … Read More

Russian Roundup – August 2020

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To the roundup! Что прочитать summer on the taiga modern Russian novels: what to read как сакзать: to block out a thought/noise? как сакзать: to be smitten with someone? как сакзать: finders keepers losers weepers? скороговорки на букву Л / … Read More

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