Snacks and sweets

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I don’t know about you, but I’m a major сладкоежка (person with a sweet tooth)! Chips and crackers rarely find their way into our kitchen but chocolate is a whole other story 😉   Living in Ukraine meant a never-ending … Read More

5 puzzling Russian terms

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We’re lucky: some things translate literally between English and Russian, like бедный как церковная мыш, or “poor as a church mouse”.   Others are not phrased in quite the same way, but are pretty easy to guess. For example, If … Read More

Russian Vocab: to catch

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  On the most basic level, ловить = to catch. There’s an endless amount of things you can лови (catch): рыбу (a fish) такси (a cab) вора (a thief) мяч (a ball) снежок (a snowball) мышей (mice) шпиона (a spy) … Read More

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