Author Archive | Yuliya Geikhman

20 Typical Jokes in Russian

There are two main types of jokes in Russian: шутки (jokes), which are short and punchy, and анекдоты (anecdotes). The …

The 15 Best Russian Comedies

When you think of Russian cinema, images of brooding landscapes and intense dramas might come to mind.  But dig deeper …

60 Vegetables in Russian

Forget fancy caviar, Russia’s culinary soul shines through its humble vegetables. From borscht’s vibrant crimson to shchi’s comforting cabbage, these …

35 Beautiful Russian Words

The Russian language is known for its expressive, poetic vocabulary. Discover some beautiful Russian words to add to your own …

Months in Russian

Learn all about the months in Russian with this blog guide to months, seasons and seasonal events in Russian. Find …

53 Compliments in Russian

Giving someone a compliment is a surefire way to brighten their day. Giving someone a compliment in Russian can brighten …