6 Boss Tips for Learning Russian I Wish I Knew When I First Started


In Soviet Russia, language speaks you.

At least, that’s how it feels sometimes.

Russian can really throw you for a loop if you’re unprepared.

Many a wide-eyed language learner has reached for the prize of Russian fluency.

Maybe they …

Learning the Russian Alphabet: Oh, You Mean Your Alphabet Only Has 26 Letters? Lame.


You’re 33 letters away from the journey of a lifetime.

That’s all it takes to start down the road to learning Russian.

Sure, that might be a few more letters than the alphabet you’re used to, but the Russian alphabet …

10 Top Russian Language Exchange Platforms for Learning from the Natives


A skill you learned in kindergarten can help you get fluent in Russian.

You used it when you let your little sister play with your toys.

Or when you handed your favorite pencils over to your best friend.

That’s right,…

The Motherland Is Calling! The Complete Guide to Learning Russian in Russia


Do you hear that?

Listen closely.

It’s the motherland calling.

Calling all Russian learners to visit Russia!

Perhaps you’re just starting out on your Russian learning adventure. Or maybe you can already pass as a Russian-speaking toddler, but want …

From Russia with Love: 11 Romantic Phrases for Melting Hearts


You aren’t just studying Russian to read classic literature or cook expert soups.

You might also want someone to share a vodka with on a cold night.

So you better learn some romantic Russian phrases to charm a cute …

FluentU Russian Is Now Available!


We’re really excited to share some good news with you.

The wait is over!

FluentU Russian is available for your web browser and iPhone (or iPad).

We know a lot of you have been waiting for access, so go

11 Free Russian Learning Resources That Won’t Cost You One Thin Ruble!


Learning Russian is pricey.

Textbooks can cost an arm and a leg.

Paying the fees for the best Russian courses, even the ones online, can also really add up.

And, of course, you’ll need to budget some money for …