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Russian Christmas

Did you know that Russian Christmas is on January the 7th, because the Russian Orthodox Church follows the old Julian calendar? Here is more about ...
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Russian weather: the land of contrasts

Another piece by our brilliant student of Russian Jeff, this time on the subject of Russian weather - an important factor that has influenced the ...
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Moscow – 20 years on

One of our students, a brilliant writer, has kindly contributed an article for us about his impressions of Moscow - 20 years ago, when he ...
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Teaching foreign languages in the modern era

As an experienced teacher, I can see the huge changes in the ways of teaching and learning foreign languages in the last 25 years. So, ...
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Russian punctuation

Our students often ask about Russian punctuation rules. The thing is - Russian punctuation is strictly regulated. Unlike English, the Russian language has a long ...
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History of New Year Celebrations in Russia

The main winter celebration in Russia, the New Year, is here! But did you know that in the 10th-15th centuries Russian New year was celebrated ...
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