Below is our list of the Top 3 Programs for Study Abroad in Russian. Even though we only found a few truly high quality programs for Russian, we wanted to include them in our feature in case any of our readers are interested in pursuing study abroad in Russia. To read the article introducing our study abroad feature click here. If you want to know more about how & why this list came to be, click here.
Подарки от Св. Николая, рождественская елка, шоколад к рождественскому столу- почти 75 лет во время советской власти об этом не могло быть и речи. Сейчас Рождество возвращается в череду зимних… [Continue Reading]
No St. Nicholas, no Christmas tree, no chocolates for Christmas dinner- this is what Russian Christmas looked like under the Soviet government. With the fall of communism in 1992, Christmas is openly celebrated throughout the country although New Year is still more popular among Russians. Together, New Year and Christmas make up a holiday season which starts on December 31st and continues till January 19th. These winter celebrations in Russia are associated with a number of practices, which represent a blend of tradition from Russia’s Christian, pre-Christian and Soviet past.
Broadly defined, linguist is someone who is engaged in the study of human language. Throughout its long history, language study has known thousands of names from Panini, the author of the first Sanskrit grammar, to John Grinder, the founder of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). To navigate successfully in this abundance of names, see the description of the genus Linguist communis below.
Russia is one of the world leaders in software piracy after China, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Ukraine. With an estimated 87% software piracy rate, millions of dollars are lost each year. As Russia is seeking a WTO membership, many politicians and officials have already started taking steps to combat all kinds of piracy. Meanwhile, most of the Russian population not only uses the illegal copies but is also very proud of its huge and diverse market of illegal products.
Chat-up lines are an important part of the modern dating ritual. With a single line you can either start a beautiful relationship or end up having a drink thrown in your face. Apparently, chat-up lines are not the easiest way to chat up. But who said that it is easy to meet people, especially in a foreign country?