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How To Host The Perfect Russian Dinner Party

How To Host The Perfect Russian Dinner Party

Vodka can’t carry this one alone, so you better come prepared with plenty of hearty Russian food too.
The Sundry Sounds Of Onomatopoeia In Different Languages

The Sundry Sounds Of Onomatopoeia In Different Languages

Just about every language contains words that sound exactly like what they mean. And they’re often quite cute.
The Tale Of The Polyglot Pushkin

The Tale Of The Polyglot Pushkin

Pushkin is widely credited as the founder of the modern Russian literary language — but he spoke as many as 15 others.
4 Russian Words That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

4 Russian Words That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

These aren’t your typical loan words. Here are a few words and phrases inspired by foreign languages (but with totally different meanings in Russian).
16 Colorful Idioms That’ll Sell You On The Russian Language

16 Colorful Idioms That’ll Sell You On The Russian Language

In Mother Russia, wacky idiom eat you. Here are some funny Russian phrases for current and would-be language learners.
8 Russian Words We Should Be Using In English

8 Russian Words We Should Be Using In English

Russian is hard, rough and ugly — so say the outdated clichés. In reality, the Russian language offers many beautiful words. Discover some of them here.