Russian Studies Links

 


 

Russian Media

MOVIES, TV, MUSIC

 

NEWS

  • Russia Behind the Headlines. Excellent English-language publication on Russia produced by leading Russian daily Rossiyskaya Gazeta, and published as a supplement to the New York Times: http://rbth.ru
  • Russian Life. This excellent magazine is very readable, well-researched, and interesting. Great articles on a wide variety of topics. It is definitely worth subscribing to! www.russianlife.net/store/index.cfm
  • Russia Profile. Interesting Russian magazine published online in English: www.russiaprofile.org
  • Modern Russia. Russian government website for foreigners (in English): www.modernrussia.com
  • Eurasia Daily Monitor: https://jamestown.org/programs/edm

 

RUSSIAN SEARCH ENGINES

 

BOOKS, NEWSPAPERS, DVDs

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The Russian Alphabet and Language

THE RUSSIAN ALPHABET

 

BEGINNING RUSSIAN

 

INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED RUSSIAN

 

INTERACT WITH LIVE NATIVE RUSSIAN SPEAKERS ONLINE (LESSONS, CONVERSATIONS PARTNERS, ETC.)

 

RUSSIAN GRAMMAR

 

DICTIONARIES

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Cyrillic for Your Computer

  • To get the Russian font with a Russian keyboard layout for Windows, go to: Start/Control Panel/Date, Time, Language and Regional Options/Regional and Language Options/Languages/Details/Add/Then choose Russian.
  • To install phonetic (ASDF) Cyrillic font on windows, go here:
    • http://shininghappypeople.net/deljr/gringos/vista/index.htm.
    • To get a transliterated keyboard for Windows, go to: zsigri.tripod.com/fontboard/cyrinst.html, click on your version of windows, and download the appropriate fbruss.zip file. Make sure you have deleted the Windows Russian font first! Once you have installed the file, go to Start/Control Panel/Date, Time, Language and Regional Options/Regional and Language Options/Languages/Details/Add. Select “Keyboard Layout/IME” and select the Russian ASDF font from there.
  • To russify a PC or MAC, go here: http://bama.ua.edu/~mlc/russian/russification.html

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Online Writing Lab

(covers citation rules, plagiarism, etc.)

 Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL): http://owl.english.purdue.edu

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Career Corner

 

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Teach English in Russia

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The Stalinist Gulag

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Souvenirs and Stuff

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Misc. Interesting Websites

 

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