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05.07.2018

Russian Idioms: “Дело – Табак”

Дело – табак (literally: the thing is the tobacco which can be translated in English by the goose is cooked).
04.07.2018

Renaming the Streets of Moscow

Names of people and places have always been perceived in the conscience of Russians as something necessary, permanent.
03.07.2018

Russian Animation “There Once Was a Dog”

Открытый Российский Фестиваль Анимационного Кино (the Open Russian Festival of Animated Film) is annual festival devoted to Russian animation.
02.07.2018

Idioms Linked with Religious Traditions

Одним миром мазаны (Tarred with the same brush) is used to compare two persons who have the same bad qualities.
01.07.2018

Uncle Styopa the Policeman

Uncle Styopa has been created by poet Sergei Mikhalkov in the 1930s. S. Mikhalkov wrote a funny and kind book of children poetry about a funny […]
30.06.2018

Alexander Nevsky (1220-1263)

За славную победу на Неве русский народ дал князю Александру прозвище Невский (for that glorious victory on the Neva River, he received the sobriquet of Prince […]
29.06.2018

Dzhigitovka, the Art of Riding

Джигитовка (dzhigitovka) designs “the art of riding” performed by a джигит (dzhigit), skilful and brave equestrian
01.03.2017

The Verb “Talk” and its Prefixes

Verbs in Russian can have a different meaning…
01.03.2017

The Verb “Talk” and its Prefixes

Verbs in Russian can have a different meaning…
27.02.2017

The House Under Glass of Merchant Filatov

There are many unusual looking buildings in Moscow…
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