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1. Five Russian Words You May Be Misusing

The good news is that if you don't already speak Russian, you probably already know a few words in the language! The bad news is that you've also probably been using these words wrong.

Tags: kasha, bliny, gulag, babushka, english, translation, russian language, language, blog
2. Change Your Default Mouth Position

Dr. Kimberly DiMattia, known to her Russian students as Kira, has a range of offerings for anyone who wants to "move the needle" on their pronunciation.

Tags: master class, teaching, language, russian language, pronunciation
3. Dealing with Stress

How a little bit of stress in the wrong place and turn writing into urination.

Tags: language, stress, colloquial
4. Стой там, иди сюда!

Stand there, come over here! Our language page looks at where things stand.

Tags: colloquial, slang, language
5. 2020 in Words

2020 will surely go down in Russian history as one of the most word-productive years since the changes of 1917 and 1992.

Tags: language
6. Cussing Stats

New research uncovers Russians' attitudes towards swearing.

Tags: social issues, study, statistics, language
7. Good English

Russia came in 41st in an annual ranking of countries by English proficiency.

Tags: education, Internet, statistics, language
8. Leap Year Language

Superstitious Russians — 99 percent of my acquaintances — believe that any високосный год (leap year) is an unlucky year. I scoffed until 2020.

Tags: language, calendar
9. Feminist Titles

The Russian language codifies gender inequality through, among other things, misogynistic proverbs, and far from neutral job titles. What is to be done?

Tags: work, language, feminism, women
10. Russian Grammar Strikes Again

Russian grammar is tough, even for the Russians that make official constitutional-referendum ballots.

Tags: politics, elections, humor, language, russian language

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