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  Transparent Language - Russian Language Overview
Russian is the official language of Russia, and is spoken as the first language by over 160 million people (including those living in the former Soviet Republics).
Russian is one of the official languages of the United Nations (along with English, French, Spanish, Chinese and Arabic).
Russian belongs to the East Slavic branch of the Slavic subfamily of Indo-European languages.
www.learn-russian-language-software.com /overview.htm   (705 words)

  
  Russian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Russian is a Slavic language in the Indo-European family.
Russian is the official language of Russia, and an official language of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the unrecognized Transnistria and Abkhazia.
Trasianka is a language with Russian and Belorusian features used by a large portion of the rural population in Belarus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Russian_language   (3074 words)

  
 Russian language: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ru/russian_language.htm   (6068 words)

  
 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Russian language -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Russian (Russian Русский язык) is the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages.
While many of the countries of the former Soviet Union are now promoting their local languages rather than Russian, Russian remains widely spoken in these areas and is often used for intercommunication between these countries.
Russian is one of the official languages of the United Nations.
www.kidsseek.com /encyclopedia-wiki/ru/Russian_language   (260 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Russian Language and Literature
On the other hand, owing to the fact that the Russians received their Christianity from Byzantium, their literature was openly Byzantine in character, the early Russians either translating the Byzantine works, or being inspired by the spirit of those works, and writing as if they were Byzantines.
Russian monks were wont to go to Constantinople, or to Mount Athos, and there to become amanuenses and enrich the first Russian libraries by their work.
Russian literature lost its ecclesiastical character and assumed a lay form; and in ecclesiastical literature itself there was effected a transformation towards the modern, due to the reforms of Peter the Great.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13265a.htm   (8674 words)

  
 Russian Language Facts
Russian belongs to the group of Indo-European languages, and is therefore related to Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, as well as the modern Germanic, Romance, and Celtic languages, including English, French, and Gaelic.
A language of political importance in the twentieth century, it is one of the official languages of the United Nations.
Russian is the official language of Russia, and an official language of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
www.languagehelpers.com /languagefacts/russian.html   (1667 words)

  
 Russian at the University of Kansas
Russian is spoken by upwards of 300 million people in Russia as well as all of the erstwhile republics of the former Soviet Union.
Russian is the language that is spread over the largest contiguous landmass in the world, from Europe to the Pacific Ocean, from the Arctic to the Black Sea.
Practical Russian language course designed to develop writing and speaking skills of advanced students of the language who wish to achieve, maintain, or recover high levels of fluency, correctness, and idiomatic expressiveness.
www2.ku.edu /~languages/russian.htm   (1342 words)

  
 Learn Russian Language - Free Conversational Russian Lessons Online - Common Russian Words and Phrases   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phrasebase drastically simplifies the language learning process by prioritizing the various components of learning and focusing your study efforts on the areas of greatest importance.
The key is to immerse yourself in the language and use it as often as possible in order to build up your skills of speaking it and listening to it, understanding and comprehending it...
Russian Language Exchange Pen-Pals - Community of people from around the world interested in teaching you their language and sharing their culture with you.
www.phrasebase.com /learn/russian.php   (1866 words)

  
 Russian Language School: Russian Course & Classes - Boston Language Institute
With an expert Russian instructor as your guide, you will learn to speak, read, write and understand Russian in a warm, relaxed atmosphere, and you will be introduced to Russian culture from the unique perspective of an educated professional.
Assumes the level of proficiency described above and is for those who wish to continue building their mastery of the language through the further study of expressions in dative and instrumental cases, genitive plural and accusative animate cases, conditional constructions, short form adjectives, the imperative mood and the prefixed verbs of motion.
Since communication in a foreign language requires an understanding of the cultural context, our aim is to teach you the living language through carefully selected textbooks, newspaper and magazine articles and other relevant materials, rather than have you repeat and memorize tourist phrases.
www.bostonlanguage.com /fl/russian.htm   (986 words)

  
 Learn Russian Language - Beginning to Advanced Russian
Did you know that most Russian consonants can be pronounced two different ways (plain as in English or palatalized).
We have added a map where you can see the distribution of our website visitors who are interested in the Russian language and culture.
The forum is the best place to ask for help with short Russian translations, express opinions and share experience with other language learners like you.
www.masterrussian.com   (585 words)

  
 Learn Russian, Russian Windows, Russian Office, Russian Software, Russian Dictionary, Russian Translation, Russian ...
Russian is the most important of the Slavic languages and now one of the major languages of the world.
Russian is written in the Cyrillic alphabet, whose origin dates from the 9th century.
The stress in Russian is particularly difficult, impossible to predict in an unfamiliar word, and frequently shifting in the course of declensions or conjugations.
www.worldlanguage.com /Languages/Russian.htm   (632 words)

  
 Russian Translation and Localization Services- English to Russian, Russian to English. Russian Translators.
The ability to translate from/into Russian requires not only a strong knowledge of the Russian language, but also it’s culture, as well as an understanding of the target audience, purpose of the source text and technical aspects of Cyrillic.
Languages closest to Russian are Ukrainian and Byelorussian.
Nowadays, modern Russian speech is more of a mixture of literary norm with regional dialects, with a greater share of literary norm in cities and a greater dialectic element in smaller towns and villages.
www.advancedlanguage.com /russian.htm   (1407 words)

  
 Russian Language Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Russian has the reputation of being very hard (see below) and used to be a subversive language, spoken by revolutionaries and exiled noblemen.
Russian is a very useful language to speak when visiting former soviet republics as very few people speak any Western languages.
Language learners are glad to find such languages, because all you need to do is learn the words, then the word order.
how-to-learn-any-language.com /e/languages/russian/index.html   (2195 words)

  
 Learn Russian Online - Write or Speak in Russian Language Exchange
A language exchange complements other forms of learning such as classroom, cultural immersion and multimedia, because you get to practice all that you have learned with native speakers in a safe and supportive environment.
Language exchange learning is also inexpensive because we provide free tips and conversation lesson plans that allow you to do a language exchange on your own.
Add your profile to the language exchange community and let others contact you to for language exchange learning.
www.mylanguageexchange.com /Learn/Russian.asp   (955 words)

  
 Learn Russian, Russian language courses
Whatever your reasons for wanting to learn Russian, we have a Russian language course which is right for you and offer you the choice to study at our school in Moscow or in St. Petersburg.
Our Russian language courses run at a wide range of levels, so we will certainly have a course which is the correct level for you.
The course is an excellent choice if you want to learn as much Russian as possible in a short period of time, and immerse yourself in Russian language and culture.
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 Russian (Cyrillic) alphabet and pronunciation
Russian is an Eastern Slavonic language closely related to Ukrainian and Belarusian with about 277 million speakers in Russia and 30 other countries including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania and Moldova.
Russian started appearing in writing regularly during the reign of Peter the Great (1672-1725) who introduced a revised alphabet and encouraged authors to use a literary style closer to their spoken language.
Russian literature started to flower during the 19th century when Tolstoi, Dostoyevskii, Gogol, Blok and Pushkin were active.
www.omniglot.com /writing/russian.htm   (526 words)

  
 Russian Language Courses. Learning Russian Language
If you are interested in the Russian language and wish to extend your knowledge in any sphere - business or everyday life - we offer you our Russian language courses.
All the courses are available both in English and in German language.
Basic Russian: even if you haven't got any ideas what Russian is all about, you would be able to communicate quite fluently on every day topics.
fabrussia.com /russian-language-courses   (132 words)

  
 Russian Language Course - Study Russian abroad - Learn Russian in Moscow
Students wishing to use their Russian language knowledge for further studies in Russia, or to enroll at Moscow State University, are offered special preparation courses to pass entrance examination tests in Russian required for foreign students.
Non-native Russian speakers with basic knowledge at the beginning of a language course should be able to achieve level 2 (advanced) after three months and level 3 (proficiency) after a year of intensive study.
We require that you are familiar with the Russian alphabet prior to departure.
www.studyrussian.com /MGU/intro/intro_eng.html   (2521 words)

  
 Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian
Re-named in 2006 as the Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian, the school welcomes students of all ages and backgrounds with various reasons for attending.
The Davis School of Russian faculty are united by their love for teaching and their unflagging commitment to students.
Russian is the only language students speak or hear at the Kathryn Wasserman Davis School of Russian because of the Language Pledge, a formal commitment observed in all Middlebury Language Schools that requires students and faculty to communicate only in the language of study.
www.middlebury.edu /~ls/Russian   (673 words)

  
 Russian language — Infoplease.com
The principal language of administration in the former Soviet Union, Russian is spoken by about 170 million people as a first language.
Russian language: Bibliography - Bibliography See S. Boyanus, A Manual of Russian Pronunciation (1935); J. Turkevich and L. Russian language: Historical Development - Historical Development The historical development of Russian is not easy to trace because until the...
Russian language: Pronunciation and Grammar - Pronunciation and Grammar It is difficult to master Russian pronunciation because the accent is...
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 Concordia Language Village - Russian
Russian is a language spoken by more than 200 million people, many of whom are monolingual, that is, they speak only Russian.
Russian is spoken in Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belorussia and other republics of the former Soviet Union.
Our adult sessions, for ages 18 and older, are language and culture-intensive, featuring a rich array of authentic music, arts, and crafts of the nations where Russian is spoken.
clvweb.cord.edu /prweb/russian/default.asp   (250 words)

  
 Russian Language Courses - Russian Language Facts - Russian Language Course in Russia
Russian is spoken as first language by over 160 million people mostly in Russia and states having belonged to the Soviet Republic.
Russian uses the Cyrillic alphabet, which is based on the Greek alphabet with some Hebrew letters to represent sounds alien to the Greek writing system.
Find out fascinating Russian language facts, a short summery of important Russian grammar characteristics and Russian varieties or dialects.
www.language-capitals.com /russian.php   (175 words)

  
 LANGUAGE SCHOOLS: Learn Russian
The Russian Language is a means of international communication between nations of the Russian Federation and the CIS (Community of Independent States - former Soviet Republics).
Russian is one of the six official and working languages of the UN (United Nations).
Russian belongs to the Eastern-Slavonic group of languages included into the Indo-European linguistic family.
www.abroadlanguages.com /al/russian   (265 words)

  
 Learn Russian in Russia. Russian language course in Russia.
Family life is at the centre of Russian culture, and whilst you may find the accommodation lacking in sophistication, Russians cannot be faulted for the welcome they give to foreigners.
Most of our students prefer to stay with a host family during their Russian course in Russia, as this is the best way to immerse yourself in the language and culture of the country.
If you are interested in a course at one of our language schools in Russia and require further information on visas, please visit the UK Embassy of the Russian Federation website or the US Embassy of the Russian Federation website.
www.languagesabroad.co.uk /russian.html   (868 words)

  
 Russian Translation USA - Experts in English/Russian Translations
Professional Russian translators, experts in different areas of knowledge – native speakers of the Russian language with complete fluency in English
Russian translation — technical, scientific, financial, legal (immigration) and medical, as well as in many other fields.
We extend our free Russian translation support to all our current and past clients, as well as to our website visitors, subject to translator availability.
www.language-usa.com   (978 words)

  
 Russian Language Course - Saint Petersburg
To learn the Russian language, interaction with the russian environment is an absolute necessity.
St.-Petersburg, the most beautiful city of Russia is a perfect environment to get to know the language and the culture.
DLC School of Russian Language in Saint Petersburg specialises in Russian language courses for foreigners, and all necessary additional services related to the stay in Russia.
www.russian-language-course.com   (145 words)

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