Russian student slang

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Привет из Нижнего Новгорода! It’s very strange to be a student again, and a student living in a Russian dormitory at that. One of the biggest adjustments? The language! I know Russian well enough, but I don’t know “student” Russian. … Read More

Memes about drinking

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  If you travel to Russia or hang with Russians, it’s almost inevitable. Sooner or later, the alcohol / tea comes out. Let’s take a look at some of the vocab that goes along with those pastimes.   What to … Read More

Russia in stereotypes

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  Ah, Russian stereotypes. Are they funny because they’re absurdly wrong? Or because they’re slightly true? Take a look and tell me what you think! DIY weapons Patriotism Crazy drivers And their cars Russian youngsters And school children Russian men … Read More

Lost pets

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  Although apartment living might not offer much space, people in Ukraine still love to have pets. Everyone seemed to have a cat (even us!). Lap dogs were a popular second. Do you have a pet? If so, you might … Read More

Restaurants 3

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A few interesting odds and ends for restaurant practice-   In a Brazilian steakhouse- Хватит! Enough! Ещё! More food!   Arghhhh!!!! The main cause of distress for Russian language learners- illegible cursive! Самообслуживание, убирай за собой мусор, Self-service, take your … Read More

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