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Krylov’s Idioms (part 2)

Today, I have chosen to explain you idioms that comes from two famous fables of Krylov. Лебедь, Рак и Щука Лебедь, Рак и Щука (The swan, […]

Мне нравится, что вы больны не мной

This song “Мне нравится, что вы больны не мной” (I like it that you’re not obsessed with me) in the theme song of Soviet comedy “Ирония […]

Russian Poem: “On the Railroad” A. Blok

This poem «На железной дороге» (On the railroad) was written in 1910 by A. Blok (1880-1921), a Russian lyrical poet. It tells the sad story of […]

April, April! Poem about Spring

The following poem is a poem for children written by Samuil Marshak to celebrate the arrival of April and the end of winter

Poem Cheerful tourist was written by Sergey Mikhalkov

Travel has a long tradition in Russia. During the Soviet times, excursions were a way to educate Soviet citizens.

A. P. Chekhov description of people are always concise and precise

As a doctor, and one of the greatest Russian writers of short stories, A. P. Chekhov description of people are always concise and precise.

“The Heart of a Dog” – Mikhail Bulgakov

M. Bulgakov is novel Heart of a dog was only available in self published book. It was officially published only in 1987 (during the perestroika).

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 […]

“Children of the Arbat”: A Novel by Anatoly Rybakov

Анатолий Рыбаков (Anatoly Rybakov’s) novel “Дети Арбата” (Children of the Arbat)…

A. S. Griboyedov, Poet, Writer and Diplomat

The Woes of Wit…