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



  • to penalize someone financially for failing to work up to the required standard, for working poorly or making mistakes
  • to fine some one
  • to dock someone
  • to hit someone in his pocket

За прогулы и опоздания наш начальник обычно бьёт рублём. - For truancies and coming late our boss normally hits us in our pocket.

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Russian Piece of Music

Наталья Ветлицкая - “Душа”
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Random Russian Joke

Тёща приехала к зятю:
- О! Мама приехала! Вы к нам надолго?
- Да пока не надоем.
- Как? Даже чаю не попьёте?

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