Author Archive | Em Casalena

Show Your Gratitude with These 8 Ways to Say Thank You in Russian

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Think of how often we throw around the phrase “thank you” in English.

When someone we love compliments us. When a friend helps us out with something. When a family member passes the бефстроганов (beef stroganoff) at supper.

Tiny gestures …

Russian Rokulette: 5 Russian Roku Channels for Smart Surfing

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Much of the world hasn’t had the chance to experience Russian television.

And that’s kind of a bummer because it can be incredibly entertaining.

From news to talk shows to documentaries and original Russian classic films, there’s a ton …

The Best TV for Russian Learners via 5 Handy Android Apps

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Who isn’t a little addicted to television?

We get it. It’s okay.

We understand the weird anxiety that bubbles up when you finish a series in its entirety and the satisfying joy of finally coming home to your favorite streaming …

7 Rich Russian Movies for Christmas, New Year’s and Beyond

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Christmas is just around the corner.

One of the best things about the holiday season is having the time to lounge, eat a great Christmas feast and fall asleep to yet another obligatory Christmas film.

But you don’t have to …