Olga’s Blog

Olga’s Blog is a series of free intermediate Russian lessons developed by SRAS. Each entry is written in simplified Russian, glossed for vocabulary and cultural meaning. Each entry also comes with a related grammar lesson. Your host is Olga Dmitraschenko, a sixteen-year-old native Muscovite and incoming freshman to Moscow State University.

Passing Finals Week in Russia: Olga’s Blog

After an eventful year starting her new major and facing down a serious hospitalization, Olga faces perhaps the still most stressful part of any semester: passing finals week. For most degree courses in Russia, it is not possible to pass the class without passing the final. Because degree programs are so rigidly structured, trying to […]

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