Culture is a wonderfully complex and often enigmatic thing, with many influences and elements to share and discuss. The below resources discuss a range of topics – including rites of passage (such funeral and wedding culture), games, and more. For still more on modern pop culture, make sure to check out PopKult.org, also a part of the SRAS Family of Sites!

Olga’s Blog: Самый первый день (First Day of School in Russia)

This is Lesson 5, Part 1 of Olga’s Blog, a series of intermediate Russian lessons. Hover over the bold Russian to reveal its English translation (note that most of the highlighted words will have additional linguistic/cultural commentary below). Red words and phrases indicate the subject of this blog entry’s grammar lesson. Asterisks indiciate slang.  Дорогие друзья! […]

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