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1. The Hunt for Movie Russian

"Kakov nipudt pakaru!" The classic 1990 movie Hunt for Red October had a $30 million budget. Apparently none of that went towards Russian language coaches.

Tags: grammar, russian language, movies, cold war, film, humor
2. 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
3. Even Russians Make Typos

School certificates in the city of Tolyatti were declared void due to spelling errors.

Tags: Urals, schools, russian language, education
4. Reflecting on Russian: Tips from a Seven-Year Veteran

A few insights to help you make it through Russian 101, from someone who's got a little experience.

Tags: school, education, language, russian language, russian
5. Statistics

Bits of data that offer insights into trends and events in Russia.

Tags: russian language, philanthropy, children, statistics
6. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language
7. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train
8. 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
9. Get a Grip!

In this issue’s Uchites, we look at common Russian idioms and the challenges of translating them into English.

Tags: russian language, idioms
10. What's So Funny?

After declensions, cases, aspect, verbs of motion, pronunciation, and all the other trials of the Russian language, there is one more thing to learn: quotes, jokes and allusions. Let's do this.

Tags: film, russian language, humor

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