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School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Russian Studies

Useful Links

Here is a list of some useful websites that should help you with the Russian grammar. These sites should also provide links for other Russian sites.

http://www.gwu.edu/~slavic/golosa/ -- exercises and video for Golosa textbook (1st and 2nd year of Russian)

http://www.royfc.com/ru_lingo.html -- (Russian Language Resources - links to Russian fonts, info on linguistic conferences, other language and linguist-applicable stuff)

http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/russian/language/ --

(An Interactive Online Reference Grammar by Robert Beard, Bucknell University)

http://russian.dmll.cornell.edu/grammar/index.htm -- (Interactive Russian Exercises, Cornell College)

http://www.auburn.edu/~mitrege/russ-resources.html -- (The Russian Web Tutor at Auburn University by George Mitrevski - contains exercises for both Nachalo and Golosa, other tutorials and exercises, and even a "Russian Talkboard" -- you can record yourself speaking and listen to others! + Information on Russian art and links to other language sites

http://russian.dmll.cornell.edu/brtf/films.htm Beginning Russian Through Film (episodes from famous Russian films with scripts and translations) developed by Slava Paperno

http://www.languageinstitute.wisc.edu/rails/ -- Russian Advanced Interactive Listening Series on a variety of cultural topics

http://masterrussian.com/index-2.cfm -- Basic Russian

http://www.websher.net/srl/asp.html -- Russian Aspectual Decision-Making

Dictionaries

http://www.royfc.com/dict.html -- English-to-Russian Dictionary

http://lingvo.ru -- English-to-Russian and Russian-to-English Dictionaries

http://www.gramota.ru/ -- a big variety of Russian dictionaries (orthographic dictionary, dictionaries of stresses, dictionary of antonyms, dictionary of synonyms, Russian-to-Russian dictionary, dictionary of Russian names, dictionary of Russian slang)

http://vidahl.agava.ru -- On-Line Explanatory Dictionary of the Russian Living Language. By V. Dal’.

http://www.ruscorpora.ru/ Russian National Corpus. The website contains over 300 million words. It is a reference system based on a collection of Russian texts in electronic form.

Russian Literature and Culture

http://max.mmlc.northwestern.edu/~mdenner/Demo/index.html -- A Bilingual Anthology of Russian Verse

http://stpetersburg.berkeley.edu/ -- Mapping St. Petersburg

http://cr.middlebury.edu/bulgakov/public_html/ -- resources on Master and Margarita

News, articles, reading

http://kommersant.ru/

http://main.izvestia.ru/izvestia/

http://www.lenta.ru

http://www.gazeta.ru

http://www.ntv.ru

http://www.newsru.com

http://www.novosti.ru

http://www.aif.ru/

http://www.russianinternet.com/newspapers.html

http://www.300online.ru/articles/n528_4.htm

http://www.rwg.ru/current/index.shtml

www.km.ru

www.rambler.ru

www.yandex.ru

Moscow

http://parter.ru/ (what, where and when in Moscow)

http://all-moscow.ru/index.ru.html (welcome to Moscow)

http://www.screen.ru/moscow/

St. Petersburg

http://www.gov.spb.ru/

http://www.enlight.ru/camera/

http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/

Кавказ

http://kavkaz.memo.ru/

Центральная Азия

http://news.ferghana.ru/main.php

Прибалтика

http://www.pribaltika.ru.postman.ru/news.php

Белоруссия

http://news.br.by/

Украина

http://news.startua.com/

Readings at intermediate level

http://www.acapod.ru

Radio: Новости на упрощенном русском

http://nclrc.org/webcasts/russian/ -- (simplified Russian news with audio recordings, scripts, and exercises),a project of the National Capital Foreign Language Resource Center.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/russian/news/default.stm

http://www.russianinternet.com/radio/

Television

http://www.1tv.ru/

http://russianinternet.com/video/

http://www.km.ru/tv/index.asp?id_channel

www.kinozal.ru

http://www.km.ru/kino

www.lapsha.ru/tv


Places to buy Russian books and music

www.kniga.com

www.kniga.ru

www.pesni.ru

Poems for kids, puzzles, crosswords and etc.

http://www.kindereducation.com/index.html

Russian Folk Art

http://www.sunbirds.com/ -- - Fairy tale paintings from lacquer boxes