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1. Love and Parting

A literal English translation of the famous song.

Tags: music, language
2. How Can I Thank You Enough?

To thank (blagodarit) is one of the Russian language's most beautiful words. We go in for a deep dive.

Tags: language, etiquette
3. Home is Where Your Residence Permit Is

A look at the evolving language of real estate in Russia.

Tags: language
4. Uchites 47

Verbs of Motion 

Tags: language
5. I Spit On You

The many ways that spitting has worked its way into the language.

Tags: insults, colloquial, language, russian
6. Bananas, Ballerinas, and Bubble Bath

Blackface and bananas raise racist concerns ahead of soccer match, a linguist links Siberian Ket and Navajo languages, and video bloggers bring bubbles and pets to parliament. 

Tags: ballet, Duma, language, Ket, soccer, World Cup, Cameroon, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. I Do Not Love

In this issue’s Uchites, we look at Vladimir Vysotsky and read one of his poems. 

Tags: vladimir vysotsky, music, language
8. Russian Names

In this issue, Uchites looks at the Russian custom of affixing people with three different names.

Tags: etiquette, names, language
9. What Did He Say?

Donald Trump sounds very different in English and in Russian. We investigate the why, and it's huge!

Tags: media, language, trump
10. A Baker's Dozen of Translation and Language 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...

Tags: russian, language
By Paul E. Richardson

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