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Russian language outside Russia

25 Jun 2020

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Years ago when deciding which language to learn, one factor that made me choose Russian was how useful it was: Russian can be used in surprisingly many countries outside ...
15 Jul 2019

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When in Russia, one should not miss the chance to sample Russian cuisine. Before going to Russia I have heard people saying very different things. Some say Russian food is ...
01 Jul 2019

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For foreigners curious about Russia, the first place they usually go is to Russian films. Lucky for them, there's a great number of Russian films widely available on the ...
06 May 2019

In a few days, all the nations that played a role in the Second World War will celebrate a special event: the victory over the German Reich in 1945. Depending on the country, ...
28 Mar 2019

The Soviet Union was famous for many things. Its flag, its leaders, its “evil,”  and, of course, its multiki (cartoons). After all, who doesn’t recall lazy Komsomol mornings ...
07 Nov 2014

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October Revolution. On this day in history, in the late hours of the evening, Vladimir Lenin organized his allies in the Petrograd Soviet, and signaled by a blank shot fired ...