RussianPod101: Our Honest Review

Russian Online Learning

Section The Whistling Lobster Text Language Sherpa Share this Post With a dizzying array of available options, it can be hard to tell what the best online Russian course is. One of the most popular audio resources, especially for beginner and intermediate learners, is RussianPod101. But is this the right Russian course for you, and does it deliver on its …

5 Excellent Novels About Russia and the Former Soviet Union

Soviet Green Future

Section The Whistling Lobster Text Language Sherpa Share this Post Rather than produce yet another list of classic Russian novels (that you probably already know about), we thought it would be more interesting to recommend some books that you may not have heard of.  Here is a selection of our favourite fiction about Russia and the former Soviet Union that …

7 Russian Words with Beautiful Meanings

Rather than produce yet another list of classic Russian novels (that you probably already know about), we thought it would be more interesting to recommend some books that you may not have heard of.  Here is a selection of our favourite fiction about Russia and the former Soviet Union that will give you a new perspective on this fascinating part …

7 Russian Words That Let You Say More with Less

Wedding Feast

Rather than produce yet another list of classic Russian novels (that you probably already know about), we thought it would be more interesting to recommend some books that you may not have heard of.  Here is a selection of our favourite fiction about Russia and the former Soviet Union that will give you a new perspective on this fascinating part …

59 Fascinating Websites About Russia and the Former Soviet Union

Kustodiev Maslenitsa

Words can be considered beautiful, not just for the way that they sound, but also because of what they mean. Russian has plenty of examples of words that are really quite poetic in the beauty and simplicity of their meanings. Below are seven of our favourites: Words can be considered beautiful, not just for the way that they sound, but …

10 Untranslatable Russian Words

Roerich Slavic Land

Section The Whistling Lobster Text Language Sherpa Share this Post Words can be considered beautiful, not just for the way that they sound, but also because of what they mean. Russian has plenty of examples of words that are really quite poetic in the beauty and simplicity of their meanings. Below are seven of our favourites: Section The Whistling Lobster …