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How to Express Emotions in Russian?

How to Express Emotions in Russian?

Every day we express a large number of different emotions even without thinking about it. We react at various things and situations. Since emotions are one of the integral parts of our everyday life, in this article we decided to tell you about how to express emotions in Russian.

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Russian Colloquial Words and Phrases Which You Should Know

Russian Colloquial Words and Phrases Which You Should Know

Russian colloquial words are slang words that were derived from various popular nouns. Most probably you have heard these words from your Russian friends, or have seen them on the Internet. In the article, you can find examples of how to use these words when you speak Russian.

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Let's Learn Colors in Russian

Let’s Learn Colors in Russian

Today we are going to speak about names of various colors in Russian. Some colors you probably already know, but others will be completely new for you. You will be surprised how often you will need to use names of various colors to describe things which you use every day.   

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The History of Ushanka

The History of Ushanka

Ushanka is a common winter headwear which every Russian knows, and it is one of the most popular souvenirs which foreigners usually bring from Russia. This hat is still very popular not only with adults but also with young people, including girls.

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A Traditional Russian Souvenir - Matryoshka

A Traditional Russian Souvenir – Matryoshka

Matryoshka is a traditional Russian souvenir and the most popular doll which appeared in Russia in 1890.  Originally, Matryoshka was created as a toy for children. However, later many people noticed the features of the Russian national character in it, and it became one of the symbols of Russian folk art and traditional culture. 

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Words for Online Shopping in Russian

Words for Online Shopping in Russian

Nowadays, thanks to the Internet, a large number of people buy things from the comfort of their homes. Therefore, we have collected some Russian words and useful expressions for online shopping to help our students do the online shopping.

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Description of a House in Russian

Today, in this article, we are going to talk about such an important topic as the description of your house in Russian.  From time to time our foreign students ask us about this topic. So, let’s begin!

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Interview with our guide Janis

We have prepared for you another interview with our guide Janis, who will tell you a little about himself and share some impressions about the time spent with foreign students on various trips and events.

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The First Earth Satellite

The First Earth Satellite

It’s been 60 years since the Soviet Union launched its first artificial satellite into Earth orbit. On October 4th, 1957, the space device which was called PS-1 (Prosteyshiy Sputnik-1 “Elementary Satellite 1”) was launched by a rocket form the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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Most Common Russian Surnames

People receive their surnames when they are born, they use their surnames in all important documents, in addition, surnames are really significant for any person.  However, people hardly ever think of the origins of their surnames. Therefore, our today’s article will tell you about the origins of the most common Russian surnames.

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