Моя Россия

These free intermediate Russian lessons are hosted by Roxana Burkhanova, a recent graduate of Moscow State University. She discusses modern life, history, sociology, and politics in simplified Russian. Each text is glossed for vocabulary and cultural meaning and comes with a related grammar lesson. Roxana served as SRAS Moscow Student Coordinator in 2015-2016 and developed many ideas for this series in via her conversations with SRAS students.

Judaism in Russia: Моя Россия Blog

In this text, Tajik blogger Roxana Burkhanova describes, in Russian, the history of Jews in the Russian Empire, the USSR, and the Russian Federation. While the resource focuses on Russia, this also includes Jews in regions which are no longer part of Russia – including Central Asia, the Caucasus, and Central and Eastern Europe. More […]

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