Basic Rules of Russian Pronunciation

Knowing the Russian alphabet is not enough yet to read Russian words and texts. First you have to learn some rules of pronunciation. Our narrated video lessons will help you learn them quickly and easily. Each rule is presented in detail and provided with examples, transcriptions and narrations by a native speaker.

Ordinary Life in Russia

Random Russian Idiom


(all coll., human.)

  • to express or display emphatically one’s anger, hurt etc. when one’s pride has been wounded or when one interprets someone’s words or actions as offensive, show extreme edginess and stubbornness in defending one’s (often unjustified) position: take offence and speak angrily
  • take offence and refuse to budge an inch
  • get into a huff (a snit)
  • pick a fight (a quarrel)
  • зачем ты ударяешься в амбицию? – don’t be so touchy
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Russian Piece of Music

НеАнгелы - “Отпусти”
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Random Russian Joke

Встречаются русский и американец.
- У нас в Америке демократия. У нас каждый может встать перед Белым домом и крикнуть: “Долой Обаму!”, и ему ничего не будет.
- У нас в России тоже демократия. У нас тоже любой может выйти на Красную площадь и крикнуть: “Долой Обаму!”, и ему тоже ничего не будет.

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