Here you will find a variety of resources to help you correct, develop, and maintain your Russian skills. You will also find links to various news sites with news in both Russian and English. We hope you enjoy these resources.
Practicing and Developing Your Russian Skills
- The School of Russian and Asian Studies
A comprehensive resource for students of Russian language, politics and culture, including news, study resources, funding opportunities and Study Abroad Programs.
- Comprehensive Online Russian Dictionaries
- Nachalo, Book 1, 2/e Online Learning Center
Students using Начало will find the supplementary materials on this page helpful.
- Russian Language Mentor
A wonderful site that has a variety of tools for developing and expanding your knowledge of Russian grammar, literature, and reading. The site also provides information on cultural literacy in English. This site is a must for those who want to improve their knowledge or who wish to pursue independent studies.
A repository for Russian Language Resources that includes its own collection of Russian Language Modules . These are thematic learning modules that combine the learning of culture with the learning of Russian. Russnet is brought to you by The American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS .
- Robert Beard's Interactive On-Line Russian Grammar
Another good reference covering Russian grammar that includes in-depth examples.
- Defense Language Institute Online Learning Courses
More practice offered freely and at your disposal.
- Мультитран (Multitran in English) is a
An excellent free online dictionary that you may use.
News & Media
- Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
- British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
- Echo of Moscow Radio
- The Moscow Times
One of Moscow's most read English-language newspapers.
- The eXile
Moscow's alternative English-language newspaper.
A Russian news site with stories that often include video and photos. This is also the official Web site for a news program called 'Vesti' that airs in Russia.
Another good Russian news site with some news in English.
The official site for the newspaper Известия (Izvestiya).
One of Moscow's most popular radio stations. Listen for yourself!
A great way to find links so you can view streaming TV broadcasts in Russian as well as radio broadcasts.