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Armenia Refuses Russian

Despite Russian leaders’ suggestions, Armenian politicians hold firm on opposition to Russian becoming an official language of Armenia. In July, Vyachaslav Volodin, the...

Russian Retreat in Ukraine

The Ukrainian parliament (Verkhovna Rada) has passed a bill requiring that 75% of national television programming and 50% of local broadcasting be in the...

Russia to Broadcast New RT Channel in France

Russia’s international network RT will be broadcasting in French next year, the Moscow Times reported. RT—a television network funded by the Russian government—has frequently been called a propaganda outlet for the Russian government, and...

Russian Revival?

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union over 20 years ago, the importance of Russian as an international language has dwindled. However, over the last few months, there seems to have been a resurgence...

Estonia Suppresses Russian

Moscow has accused the Estonian government of denying the rights of the Russian-speaking Estonian population in response to a rejected petition for four Russian-language high schools in Tallinn.Konstantin Dolgov, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s envoy for...

Alaska Home to Rare Russian Dialect

Linguists to compile dictionary from septuagenarian speakers by 2014.A Russian settlement in Alaska that became isolated from the Russian Empire when the U.S. bought the Alaska Territory in 1867 still speaks a rare Russian...

Russian Language Day

Moscow’s Renaissance Moscow Olympic Hotel offers a unique opportunity to learn Russian and become closer to the Russian culture.Every Tuesday at 6:30pm in the 7 Sisters Café, a professional Russian language tutor awaits the...

Russian in Arab Emirates

Presenting AviaMostAviaMost is the only consistent and widely read comprehensive Russian language Magazine published from the United Arab Emirates in collaboration with many government departments. Thanks to the uniqueness of the medium catering to...