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Международный женский день

March 6th, 2015 — posted by Janell
International Women’s day -Международный женский день is a holiday celebrated in Russia on March 8th every year. It began in America on February 28 in 1909 and the soviet union quickly followed suit. Russia first celebrated it in 1913 on the last week… more »

Упорство

November 18th, 2014 — posted by Janell
We all have those moments of doubt in our skills ability and positive outcome of a situation when it seems like we cannot handle it the struggles. We then have two options: to give up or to tough it out and finish the race whether we come in first or… more »

Оскорбление

November 17th, 2014 — posted by Janell
Sadly since we do not live in a perfect world we are still plagued by violence, disease, death and abuse whether it be physical verbal or sexual and now in the 21st century with technology we have cyber bullying. The Russians word for verbal abuse is… more »

Держать язык за зубами

November 13th, 2014 — posted by Natasha
The Russian phrase «держать язык за зубами» can be translated into English as 'to hold one's tongue' or 'to keep one's mouth shut'. Only the imperfective form of the verb держать is used in conveying this phrase, it conjugates like so:… more »

Брелок

November 11th, 2014 — posted by Janell
When people get a set of keys they normally attach it to something to put it with whether it was a lanyard or it is a key chain. The little decoration attached to a key chain is a ‘fob’ in English, which is known as брелок in Russian. This is how this… more »