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1. Of pigs and cussing and parachutes

This week's Odder News, we cover everything from mummies to hogs, from cussing to bows and arrows. Oh, and skyscraper jumping...

Tags: st. petersburg, Vladivostok, Krasnoyarsk, animals, language
2. Ringing in the Plump New Year

It’s that time of year: Americans are busy making — and breaking — their New Year’s resolutions. Russians are too smart to put themselves through such torture.

Tags: language, health
3. Как снег на голову!

An effective way to accumulate new vocabulary is to learn words and phrases that have the same root.

Tags: language, weather, snow
4. Спят усталые игрушки

A favorite evening cartoon is the basis for this issue's language column.

Tags: language, television
5. Baby, It's Cold Inside

Every autumn, Russians only have one question: Когда начнётся отопительный сезон!? (When are they going to turn on the heat?)

Tags: language, winter, weather
6. Climate Chaos and Fall Colors

On the language of fall and a changing climate.

Tags: fall, russian, language
7. A Friend of Both Russia and Ukraine

Yes, it is possible to be a Russophile and a Ukrainephile. We explain how.

Tags: cultural exchange, Gogol, folklore, rus', history, kyiv, russian language, language, Ukraine
8. Russian Grammar Wars

Tough time learning Russian? It’s not just you. Russians themselves frequently struggle to determine what is “correct.” 

Tags: metro, st. petersburg, grammar, language
9. An Alien's Guide to the Subway

Sometimes a subway is just that. And sometimes it is not. On the perils of inter-lingual travel...

Tags: language, new york, travel
10. Spring has (Not) Sprung

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.

Tags: russian, language, weather, spring

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