• Learn Russian in the European Union
  • English
  • Russian

Russian language, culture, traditions

Russian Books Everyone Should Read

Russian classical literature is an absolutely unique phenomenon. It has its own spirit, its own features which reveal the special character of the Russian soul. Stories described in the books by Russian classical authors are always surprising and unique, and they affect every reader’s feelings.

Read more

Must-See Russian Movies

Recently we talked about Russian classical books. We’ve decided to keep telling you about Russian art. Today we’re going to speak about Russian movies every foreigner who visits Russia must see.

Read more

Russian Games

Games that determined a person’s character, temper, and lifestyle occupied a special and significant place in the culture of each nation. For many years, Russian games have been an integral part of everyday life, as well as part of entertainment during holidays for both children and adults.

Read more
Russian Sushki, Baranki, and Bubliki

Russian Sushki, Baranki, and Bubliki

Since ancient times in Russia the more bread there was in the house the more prosperous it was. Russian sushki, baranki, and bubliki were the most popular types of pastry. People did not only eat them, but also used them to decorate walls in their houses. 

Read more
Russian Wedding

Russian Wedding

Today we’ll talk about the wedding in Russian culture and look at some interesting Russian wedding words in Russian. We can say that Russian wedding is a little different from weddings in other cultures, although many traditions were adopted from foreign cultures.

Read more

Longest words in Russian

You most probably already know now that Russian language is full of surprises: first, Cyrillic, then a challenging grammar with lots of exceptions, etc. In order to entertain you a little, we offer you an interesting task – try to read and say the longest words in Russian.

Read more
What do Russians Like to Do in the Summer?

What do Russians Like to Do in the Summer?

Every foreigner visiting Russia is probably interested in what Russians like to do in the summer. Russians like any other people like to relax in a variety of ways. If they have some free time during the summer they prefer to go to the seaside.

Read more

Visiting a Doctor: Basic Words and Phrases in Russian

Visiting a doctor is one of the most important conversation topics in Russian. When you are in a Russian-speaking environment and you suddenly experience any health issues, you will need to be able to correctly explain your symptoms, so that the doctor can prescribe appropriate treatment which will solve the problem.

Read more