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Whether you are looking to send a box full of presents home or a souvenir to a friend in another Russian city, there are many options you can turn to in terms of delivery services. From slow and steady to fast and furious, here is how you can get your parcel delivered.
Maga? Preza? Decode ITMO student lingo with our concise dictionary of slang words you might hear on-campus.
Enjoy this hand-picked collection of Russian terms and expressions to help you shine in any daily setting, whether it’s in class, at a store, or anywhere in between.
It's no secret that learning Russian can be hard, but who says it has to be? Here's our rundown of great out-of-class activities, lovingly picked by our Russian teachers, learners, and yours truly, to help you make progress while having fun.
Whether you feel like learning a new language, improving your skills in some area, or acing your next exam, tutors – or репетиторы (repetitory), as we call them in Russian – can help you out. Here are some tips on how to find the right teacher for you.
Previously, we’ve told you about the ads that, for one reason or another, stay with us for years on end. Today, we’re looking at the ones that have gone even further and entered our private lexicon – or even the public consciousness. Next time you hear a Russian friend say one of these puzzling lines, you might just know exactly what they’re talking about.
It takes courage to be an international student – in addition to the usual struggles of academic life, you’re also supposed to adjust to a whole new environment. This might be hard at first, but we’re sure you’ll get the hang of it. Let’s discuss what to say in three situations you’ll probably find yourself in while living in Russia.
If you still can’t get your head around the Russian smiley and all those acronyms, we’re here to help you crack the secret code and pick up some go-to phrases for your student group chats.
Oh, the gems that the world of advertising sometimes supplies us with! Today, we tuned into our nostalgia and awe to pull together this extravaganza of Russian ads through the years. Enjoy!
Whether you don’t fancy paying high roaming fees or constantly keeping your phone in flight mode, a local SIM card is a must-buy upon your arrival in Russia. It’s super affordable, easy to acquire, boasts great coverage, and simply makes your stay easier. Learn how to get one and make the most out of it in this article.