The Russian Labor Market: Regulations, Common Practices, Vocabulary, and More

This resource is intended to serve as a map for the Russian labor market both in terms of official and unofficial labor practices and with general commentary on perspectives of these labor practices as taken from both the employee and employer. We have also tried to provide, wherever possible, commentary on Russian terminology and slang […]

Read more

Моя Россия 13: История новогодней ёлки в России

The following is lesson 13 of the Моя Россия advanced Russian lesson series. Note that all bold words and phrases have annotation below. Red words and phrases indicate the subject of this blog entry’s grammar lesson. Asterisks indicate slang. Во многих странах мира рождественская ёлка — это традиционный атрибут празднования Рождества. Эта традиция возникла в […]

Моя Россия 7: Система здравоохранения в России

The following is lesson 7 of the Моя Россия advanced Russian lesson series. Note that all bold words and phrases have annotation below. Red words and phrases indicate the subject of this blog entry’s grammar lesson. Asterisks indicate slang. У всех нас периодически возникает необходимость ходить по врачам. Может быть, вы простыли и хотите получить больничный, может у нас […]

Моя Россия 6: Как стать преподавателем в России

The following is lesson 6 of the Моя Россия advanced Russian lesson series. Note that all bold words and phrases have annotation below. Red words and phrases indicate the subject of this blog entry’s grammar lesson. Asterisks indicate slang. Работать в российской школе может любой, кто получил высшее педагогическое образование, а также те, кто учился […]

How Russian Children Learn Russian

Mark Lowry completed his undergraduate senior research projects for Stetson University in Russia with the assistance of SRAS during the summer of 2009. Contact SRAS for more information on how we can help scholars with visas, housing, insurance, and other on-the-ground support in Russia. SRAS: You are currently majoring in Russian Studies and Psychology at Stetson University – what […]