6 more TV shows in Russian

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In the last post on Russian-language TV shows (read it here), we covered adaptations of popular US shows, trashy reality TV, and a few good comedies. Here are 6 more shows you might enjoy…   Love history and scandal? Екатерина Watch … Read More

Russian language in Portland

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I always keep an eye out for the Russian language in Portland. After all, there are about 100,000* people who speak the language in Oregon. Although most Russian speakers live in a certain part of the city, the language is … Read More

Hostile Waters

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There seems to be an entire genre based on Soviet sub tragedies. This is another one of those stories- Hostile Waters: The Death of Soviet Sub K219. I read this book first as a teenager, interested in military life and … Read More

Runglish, part 4!

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Хелло агэн. 🙂 Итс тайм фор мор вери спешл вордс!     Seriously, I’ve been running into these kinds of words all over the place. Last month I was translating a document and came across this: … как мы у себя … Read More

International Women’s Day humor

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  It’s March 8th, International Women’s Day! С 8 Марта, девушки!!! 😀 😀 😀     And speaking of women, here’s a Soviet cartoon from 1974 that you definitely should watch. At first I thought was a really strange cartoon, but by … Read More

Track your Russian studies

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It might be a Monday… but don’t despair. This is the week you get proactive with your language studies! Even if it’s only for 5 minutes a day, what will you do to improve your Russian this week? I’ve created this printable to … Read More

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