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Family Words in Russian

Family Words in Russian

Talking about your family is one of the most popular topics of conversation in Russia. Therefore, in this article we are going to tell you about Russian words for family members. We will also look at some basic phrases, so when you are in a Russian-speaking environment

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How to Ask the Time in Russian?

How to Ask the Time in Russian?

Time is an integral part of our everyday life.  It helps us to plan the day and not to be late for some important events. If you live in a Russian-speaking environment, we think you have often wondered how to ask the time in Russian. Therefore, this article is for you!

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Verbs of Motion in Russian

Verbs of motion play an important role in the Russian language, as well as they do in other languages. This group of words is necessary if you would like to describe where you have gone, are going now, or will be going.

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The Volga is a Great Russian River

The Volga is a Great Russian River

There is a large number of rivers in Russia. However, the Volga is the most magnificent one. The image of this mighty river is displayed in the folk art, as well as in the works of different artists, writers, and musicians.

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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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