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Language & Literature

Spanning all things related to Russian and Russian literature.

Book Picks - Former Soviet States
Book Picks - Former Soviet States

Editor's suggestions of books about the transition of the former Soviet States.

Tags: books, former soviet states
Readings for Feast Day of St. Nicholas
Readings for Feast Day of St. Nicholas

Scriptures and prayers for the Orthodox Feast Day of St. Nicholas of Myra.

Tags: st. nicholas, readings, church, christmas
Maxim Gorky
Maxim Gorky

The turbulent life of this Russian author {1868-1936}, his experience with oppression and involvement in the Russian revolution make him one of his country's most loved and important writers. Gorky was born March 28, 1868.

Tags: gorky, writers, russian literature
The Russian Conundrum

An essay on what it takes to understand the conundrum that is Russia.

Tags: russia, history, culture, literature
Studying Russian Outside the Capitals

Some reasons to consider studying Russian outside Moscow and St. Petersburg, with a listing of schools and their programs in provincial cities.

Tags: language, study, provinces