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In Russian Terms - Advanced Russian Language Program and Podcast

Current events podcast in Russian for upper intermediate to advanced Russian speakers. Nuanced cultural conventions and sociopolitical developments in the post-Soviet countries delivered weekly. Authentic Russian, high-frequency idioms, cultural references, and much more.
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Sep 27, 2015

Being able to reproduce native-like stress patterns gets non-native speakers further than being able to accurately produce individual sounds. If Russian speakers do not understand you, the reason is probably not the jaw-breaking sounds and words Russian is notorious for but the wrong intonation you picked up in your language school.

Sep 20, 2015

The middle class is said to be the driving force behind the democratization process. Were the Arab Spring and the Ukrainian Maidan a case in point? And where is the Russian middle class?

Sep 14, 2015

Contrary to what you may have heard, Russians do not know their grammar. And no, Russian is not uniform. In this episode I discuss these and other misconceptions about the Russian language.

Sep 7, 2015

This eposode is about Khodorkovsky, ponyatiya, and the significance of spravedlivost in Russia. Where does the rule of law fit in all that? Well, exactly!

Sep 5, 2015

In this episode you will learn about the components of my program and why I decided to create In Russian Terms.

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