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Russian Idioms

An idiom is a set expression which refers only to one particular language. Idioms are similar to proverbs but unlike proverbs, they are not complete sentences. For example, Russian idioms cannot be translated into another language.

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How to Say “Happy Birthday!” in Russian

A birthday is the most special and significant event in life.  People usually celebrate their birthday with their family and friends. On this day the most desired dreams may come true. However, you should  wish it to happen to a person.

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Russian Proverbs

Russian proverbs are short and apt expressions that belong to the folk genre.  Russian people made up most of this kind of word combinations, although, a lot of them came into the language from literature.  In just a few words these phrases comment on some life situations.

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How to Set Up Russian letters in Windows

Everybody who studies the Russian language faces the problem of how to set up Russian letters on their keyboard. It’s is especially important when you use somebody else’s computer or have just bought a new computer.  Today we are going to tell you how to change the input language in Windows 8 and Windows 10.

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Russian Bear – Myths and Reality

A Russian bear is an animal that Russia has been associated with in the West for many centuries already. A lot of myths and stereotypes about the Russian bear have appeared for about 400 years. Let’s try to find out how these stereotypes appeared and what bears’ life in Russia is like. There are many […]

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Must-Watch Modern Russian Movies

Must-Watch Modern Russian Movies

We have recently told you about modern Russian books. We hope you liked the list of modern Russian books we offered. Today we are going to speak about modern Russian art again. This time we’ll focus on  Russian cinema, and we’ve selected top 5 must-watch modern Russian movies.

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