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Reference Materials

Where we gather blog posts, reference pages and useful resources for Russophiles from all across our website. 

Famous People Who Studied Russian
Famous People Who Studied Russian

Studying Russian and finding it a bit challenging? You are not alone. Check out our list of famous people who have studied Russian, and find some fellow-sufferers...

By Letitia Rydjeski
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Famous Americans with Russian Roots
Famous Americans with Russian Roots

America is a land built by immigrants. We researched famous Americans with Russian roots and offer this compilation.

By Letitia Rydjeski
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The Most Useful Russian Inventions
The Most Useful Russian Inventions

What do radio, television, the periodic table, and helicopters have in common? Russians were involved in developing all of them – and more!

By Eugenia Sokolskaya
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Russian Genealogy
Russian Genealogy

A comprehensive listing of resources, online and off, for researching your Russian roots, courtesy of Ginny Audet.

By Ginny Audet
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A Baker's Dozen of Translation and Language Resources
A Baker's Dozen of Invaluable Translation (and Language Learning) Resources

Whether you are a budding translator of Russian-English texts, are reading Russian literature in the original, or just want to improve your Russian, there are countless resources waiting for you on the internet. Here's our list of the best...

By Paul E. Richardson
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Where the Russians Are
Where the Russians Are

A color-coded map of the US, showing which states have the highest percentage of Russian immigrants.

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Transcription and Dates
Our Transcription System

Where we explain how Russian Life deals with the knotty issues of transcription and dates, and what our standards are.

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Russian America
Russian America

There are countless interesting, Russian-related places across North America. We have used the Google Map Engine to show where some of them are.

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