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Lina Rozovskaya

16 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Khalyava: All Play and No Work

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2005
A examination of the role of khalyava in Russian speech and life.
Author: Lina Rozovskaya
Illustrations/Images: Victor Bogorad

The Discreet Charm of Avos

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2004
Fatalism is widely considered one of the most indispensable of Russian character traits. We look at this trait through the lens of "avos".
Author: Lina Rozovskaya
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To Queue or Not to Queue

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2004
An exploration of the language of queueing in Russia. Lines did not disappear with the end of the Soviet regime, so neither did the language of this cultural institution.
Author: Lina Rozovskaya
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From Devushka to Babushka, Non-Stop

Russian Life: May/Jun 2004
Russian offers a peculiar conundrum when it comes to addressing strangers. We tackle the issue head on.
Author: Lina Rozovskaya

Flirting, Courting and Saying it Right

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2004
Ah, the language of love. It is a many-tangled thing. And often you only get one chance to get it right. Be sure to study this column before putting your best foot forward.
Author: Lina Rozovskaya

A Winter Ferment

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2004
One of Russia's most typical winter dishes is fermented cabbage. You'll want to rush out to the store and buy a few heads to make this dish when you are done reading our recipe.
Author: Lina Rozovskaya
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A Tale of Three Sandpipers

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2003
Where we explore the language of drink and drinking in Russia.
Author: Lina Rozovskaya
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Duma Mania

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2003
An update on the latest power shifts and shiftiness in the Duma campaign.
Author: Lina Rozovskaya
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Promises, Promises ...

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2003
What won't the political candidates for the Duma promise to get elected?
Author: Lina Rozovskaya
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Vegetarian Disses and Disguises

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2003
A veritable salad of linguistic phrases based on vegetables to spice up your Russian.
Author: Lina Rozovskaya
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