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Speaking Russian in this time of war is as much about the words you cannot say as those you can.
War has a way of changing the language, and not necessarily for the better.
In recent months the Russian press corps has been honing its euphemistic language skills, wondering how to talk crap.
A few insights to help you make it through Russian 101, from someone who's got a little experience.
On the language of fall and a changing climate.
If it’s hard to gracefully say “no” in English, how much harder is it in Russian, where dissembling requires linguistic gifts that you might not have yet developed?
In early March, when Moscow is still buried under more than a meter of snow and people are buried under many inches of fur and heavy wool, there is nothing more annoying than Instagram photos of daffodils, forsythia and cherry blossom buds.
In which we use one of the most beloved songs from a classic film to make some points about genitive case. Get singing!
In Soviet times the Bolsheviks got all the credit for simplifying Russian spelling in 1918. Who really pushed that simplification through - and what did the Bolsheviks actually do to help?
The many ways that spitting has worked its way into the language.
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