Basic Rules of Russian Pronunciation

Pronunciation Rules

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


(highly coll., disapprov., human.)

  • to act very slowly, procrastinate in dealing with someone or something: dawdle
  • drag things out
  • be dragging one’s feet
  • be dilatory
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Random Russian Word


[d'en' rasii]


Russia day (Russia's independence day, celebrated on June 12th)

Russian pronunciation rules
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Russian Piece of Music

Kishe и Полина Гриффис - “На грани”
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Random Russian Joke

- Доктор, спасибо, боль в спине прошла. Что это было? Радикулит?
- Нет, просто у Вас подтяжки были перекручены!

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