In Russian Terms - Advanced Russian Language Program And Podcast

In Russian Terms - Advanced Russian Language Program And Podcast

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Current events podcast in Russian for upper intermediate to advanced Russian speakers. Nuanced cultural conventions and sociopolitical developments in the post-Soviet countries delivered weekly. Authentic Russian, high-frequency idioms, cultural references, and much more.

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Episódios

  • 054 - Time To Say До свидания!
    054 - Time To Say До свидания!
    Duração: 08min | 25/12/2017

    Пришла пора мне проститься с вами.

  • 053 - Kremlin Trolls: The Inner Workings of the Factory
    053 - Kremlin Trolls: The Inner Workings of the Factory
    Duração: 14min | 25/12/2017

    В этом выпуске - российские тролли, особенности их работы и их предполагаемое влияние на выборы в США. 

  • 052 - Culture Shock: Russians in the US
    052 - Culture Shock: Russians in the US
    Duração: 11min | 25/09/2017

    В этом выпуске - что не нравится русским в США.

  • 051 - Culture Shock: Americans in Russia
    051 - Culture Shock: Americans in Russia
    Duração: 09min | 21/09/2017

    Тема этого выпуска - что не нравится американским экспатам в России.

  • 50 - Ближний Восток. Россия и не только
    50 - Ближний Восток. Россия и не только
    Duração: 28min | 01/06/2017

    Кто стоит за исламским экстремизмом в Европе известно любому, кто хоть немного занимается Ближним Востоком. Но ни СНН, ни ББС об этом не расскажут.

  • 049 - Пьющая Россия - миф или реальность?
    049 - Пьющая Россия - миф или реальность?
    Duração: 17min | 24/04/2017

    Когда в России появилась водка? Почему русские пьют водку одним глотком? Много ли пьют в России? Ответы на эти вопросы и многое другое в этом выпуске.

  • 048 - Так говорит Путин
    048 - Так говорит Путин
    Duração: 09min | 15/04/2017

    For this episode I collected eleven quotes from Putin that show him from a somewhat unusual perspective.

  • 047 - Seven Cool Russian Expressions
    047 - Seven Cool Russian Expressions
    Duração: 11min | 26/03/2017

    How do we know these are really cool, not just meh? Well, we don't. You'll have to trust my judgment. 

  • 046 - The Stresses of the Russian Stress
    046 - The Stresses of the Russian Stress
    Duração: 11min | 09/03/2017

    Почему ударение в русском языке такое сложное? Падает куда попало, меняется, перемещается. Давайте попробуем узнать.

  • 045 - Summing Up
    045 - Summing Up
    Duração: 08min | 26/12/2016

    В последнем выпуске подкаста третьего сезона подводим итоги серии "25 лет спустя" и программы In Russian Terms.

  • 044 - 25 Years Later: Georgia and Azerbaijan
    044 - 25 Years Later: Georgia and Azerbaijan
    Duração: 14min | 19/12/2016

    Колоритные грузинские политики и нефтедолларовая диктатура завершают нашу серию "25 лет спустя".

  • 043 - Работать по-русски
    043 - Работать по-русски
    Duração: 10min | 12/12/2016

    Кто такой Емеля, когда право на труд является обязанностью и что такое тунеядство - в выпуске про отношение русских к работе.

  • 042 - 25 Years Later: Baltic States
    042 - 25 Years Later: Baltic States
    Duração: 14min | 05/12/2016

    В этом выпуске серии "25 лет спустя" беспрецедентная трансформация стран Прибалтики, помощь "Старой" Европы, логистические операции на Балтике и демография.

  • 041 - Not So Funny: Money Matters
    041 - Not So Funny: Money Matters
    Duração: 10min | 28/11/2016

    Российские исследователи сходятся на том, что в русской культуре отношение к деньгам непростое и в целом негативное. В этом выпуске разбираемся в чем заключается эта непростота.

  • 040 - Popular Movie Characters
    040 - Popular Movie Characters
    Duração: 13min | 21/11/2016

    Для этого выпуска я взяла пять персонажей из популярных фильмов на русском языке.

  • 039 - 25 Years Later: Kazakhstan and Russia
    039 - 25 Years Later: Kazakhstan and Russia
    Duração: 14min | 14/11/2016

    О том, куда может привести прагматизм благожелательного диктатора и как живут россияне после санкций, слушайте в этом выпуске.

  • 038 - Russian Swear Words
    038 - Russian Swear Words
    Duração: 13min | 07/11/2016

    Warning: This episode contains, well, swear words. Disclaimer: Not that many.

  • Russians and Their Children
    Russians and Their Children
    Duração: 11min | 31/10/2016

    Средняя российская семья не похожа на западно-европейскую. В этом выпуске говорим об отношении русских к детям.

  • 036 - Meet the Oligarchs
    036 - Meet the Oligarchs
    Duração: 15min | 24/10/2016

    Если что-то можно с уверенностью сказать про Россию, так это то, что россияне не любят своих олигархов. Левые и правые, образованные и не очень, бедные и средний класс радовались, когда Путин построил олигархов в начале 2000-х. Почему, интересно?

  • 035 - 25 Years Later: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan
    035 - 25 Years Later: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan
    Duração: 16min | 17/10/2016

    Продолжаем серию "25 лет спустя". В этом выпуске три секулярные диктатуры феодального типа Узбекистан, Таджикистан и Туркменистан. Почему узбечки отказались от паранджи в 1930-х, чего боятся сегодняшние власти, куда деваться безработному и кто главные конкуренты за влияние в регионе - основные моменты выпуска.

  • 034 - Arrgh, Those Terrible Russian Diminutives
    034 - Arrgh, Those Terrible Russian Diminutives
    Duração: 15min | 10/10/2016

    What's with all those "ogurchiki," "kolbaska" and "vodochka"? Yuck!

  • 033 - ????? ?? ?????????????, ?????? ???????? ? ??????
    033 - ????? ?? "?????????????", ?????? ???????? ? ??????
    Duração: 13min | 03/10/2016

    В этом выпуске семь событий лета. Что обсуждали и о чем шутили россияне.

  • 032 - ??? ?????? ? ???? ?????
    032 - ??? ?????? ? ???? ?????
    Duração: 21min | 26/09/2016

    Второй выпуск сезона о непростых отношениях России и Турции в историческо-геополитической перспективе.

  • 031 - Review, Updates, and Some Idioms
    031 - Review, Updates, and Some Idioms
    Duração: 11min | 19/09/2016

    Off we go with a review, updates, and a couple of idioms related to body parts.

  • 030 - Notorious Russian Impersonals ... Or Are They?
    030 - Notorious Russian Impersonals ... Or Are They?
    Duração: 13min | 23/05/2016

    In the last episode of Season 2 we look at the impersonal constructions Russian is notorious for.

  • 029 - English Untranslatables
    029 - English Untranslatables
    Duração: 12min | 16/05/2016

    How do you say "Netflix account" in Russian? How about "mainstream culture" or "consumption pattern"? This episode is about English words that are difficult to translate into Russian.

  • 028 - Russian Untranslatables
    028 - Russian Untranslatables
    Duração: 14min | 02/05/2016

    В выпуске Russian Untranslatables не совсем непереводимые слова, лучше сказать, трудно переводимые.

  • 027 - Russian Humor
    027 - Russian Humor
    Duração: 15min | 25/04/2016

    В выпуске о русском юморе - над чем смеются русские и подборка анекдотов.

  • 026 - 25 Years Later: Ukraine, Moldova  Kyrgyzstan
    026 - 25 Years Later: Ukraine, Moldova & Kyrgyzstan
    Duração: 10min | 18/04/2016

    В очередной серии «25 лет спустя» Молдова, Киргизстан и Украина. Что общего между этими странами? Давайте узнаем.

  • 025 - Russian Attitudes Toward Relationships and Sex
    025 - Russian Attitudes Toward Relationships and Sex
    Duração: 15min | 11/04/2016

    Everything on the topic that I could fit in one episode

  • 024 - 25 Years Later: Belarus
    024 - 25 Years Later: Belarus
    Duração: 20min | 04/04/2016

    В прошлом году Александр Лукашенко был выбран президентом Беларуси на пятый срок. Что неладно в датском королевстве?

  • 023 - Ten Russian Cultural References
    023 - Ten Russian Cultural References
    Duração: 16min | 28/03/2016

    На этой неделе я решила оставить серьёзные темы и взять десять популярных выражений из рекламы, литературы и политики.

  • 022 - 25 Years Later: Armenia
    022 - 25 Years Later: Armenia
    Duração: 16min | 21/03/2016

    Этим выпуском я начинаю серию о пост-советских странах, у которых в этом году 25-летний юбилей независимости. Чего они добились? К чему пришли? Первая страна в этой серии - Армения.

  • 021 - American Government 101: This Time Po-Russki!
    021 - American Government 101: This Time Po-Russki!
    Duração: 12min | 14/03/2016

    The 2016 election campaign is in full swing here in the U.S. What do Russians think about the candidates? And how to say all that political stuff in Russian anyway?

  • 020 - ??????? ?????? ???? ?????????
    020 - ??????? ?????? ???? ?????????
    Duração: 10min | 07/03/2016

    Завтра восьмое марта и мужчины будут дарить женщинам цветы и подарки. Выпуск этой недели о женщинах.

  • 019 - On Russian Grammar Police
    019 - On Russian Grammar Police
    Duração: 15min | 29/02/2016

    Have your Russian teachers ever told you that чё is for uneducated people only or that есть and кушать are different? If so, you may want to listen to this week’s discussion.

  • 018 - Crimea: After the Annexation
    018 - Crimea: After the Annexation
    Duração: 13min | 22/02/2016

    It’s been almost two years since Russia annexed Crimea. What is life like for Crimeans these days? These week’s discussion is about the frail banking sector, Russia’s grand Kerch Strait Bridge project, the Tatars, and more.

  • 017 - Planning and Perception of Time
    017 - Planning and Perception of Time
    Duração: 12min | 15/02/2016

    Rational idleness? What is this even supposed to mean? Well, this may be the reason your Russian friend would not schedule an event with you three weeks in advance.

  • 016 - Review, Updates, and Coming Up This Season
    016 - Review, Updates, and Coming Up This Season
    Duração: 09min | 08/02/2016

    In Russian Terms is back with a new episode. In Coming Up we peek into the upcoming topics of the season and review Season 1 vocabulary.

  • 015 - Its Christmas Time
    015 - It's Christmas Time
    Duração: 12min | 15/12/2015

    Religion in post-Soviet states - renaissance or fad? Find out in this week’s episode of In Russian Terms.

  • 014 - The Culture of Exclusiveness
    014 - The Culture of Exclusiveness
    Duração: 09min | 07/12/2015

    Why don’t Russian speakers smile? The reason may partially be the culture of exclusiveness.

  • 013 - ??????????, ??????????? ? ?????
    013 - ??????????, ??????????? ? ?????
    Duração: 12min | 30/11/2015

    Do аутсорсинг, маунтинбайкинг, and смузи sound familiar to you? With a little adjustment to the Cyrillic script, you probably guessed outsourcing, mountain biking, and smoothie. This week’s discussion is about loan words in Russian.

  • 012 - Ukraine: It Takes Five To Tango?
    012 - Ukraine: It Takes Five To Tango?
    Duração: 14min | 23/11/2015

    When was the last time you heard or read about the oligarch war or the shadow economy in Ukraine? In this week’s episode we continue the discussion about the Ukraine conflict and its participants.

  • 011 - Line Cutters
    011 - Line Cutters
    Duração: 11min | 09/11/2015

    Find out why cutting in line is pervasive in post-Soviet states and how to handle line cutters, in this week’s episode of In Russian Terms.

  • 010 - Little Russian Things: Vot
    010 - Little Russian Things: Vot
    Duração: 15min | 02/11/2015

    This week we look at the many nuances of the high-frequency Russian particle вот, and listen to short dialogues showcasing it.

  • 009 - The Invisible Russian Opposition Part II
    009 - The Invisible Russian Opposition Part II
    Duração: 11min | 26/10/2015

    If Nemtsov and Pussy Riot are largely unpopular in Russia, who shapes Russian public opinion? Find out in this installment of The Invisible Russian Opposition.

  • 008 - The Invisible Russian Opposition
    008 - The Invisible Russian Opposition
    Duração: 11min | 19/10/2015

    This week’s episode is about Russian conservatism, Russia’s ’tame’ and ‘independent’ opposition, why Russians love Putin, and what Noam Chomsky has to do with all these.

  • 007 - Shapka Battles, Cold Necks, and the Right Season for Flip-Flops
    007 - Shapka Battles, Cold Necks, and the Right Season for Flip-Flops
    Duração: 10min | 12/10/2015

    If you lived or worked in a Russian-speaking country, chances are that you heard Вы почему без шапки?, Закройте окно, вас продует!, Не сидите на холодном!, or Не выходите на улицу с мокрыми волосами! at east a few times. How to keep good Samaritans at bay? Let’s try to find out.

  • 006 - Ukraine: It Takes Five To Tango?
    006 - Ukraine: It Takes Five To Tango?
    Duração: 13min | 05/10/2015

    This week’s episode introduces diehard poli sci fans to the political jargon frequently heard in Russia’s media coverage of Ukraine. У каждого своя полу-правда or Ukraine: It Takes Five To Tango? is an unbiased attempt to look at all major participants of the conflict.

  • 005 - From Knowing a Language to Fluency
    005 - From Knowing a Language to Fluency
    Duração: 11min | 27/09/2015

    Being able to reproduce native-like stress patterns gets non-native speakers further than being able to accurately produce individual sounds. If Russian speakers do not understand you, the reason is probably not the jaw-breaking sounds and words Russian is notorious for but the wrong intonation you picked up in your language school.

  • 004 - No Bourgeoisie, No Democracy?
    004 - No Bourgeoisie, No Democracy?
    Duração: 07min | 20/09/2015

    The middle class is said to be the driving force behind the democratization process. Were the Arab Spring and the Ukrainian Maidan a case in point? And where is the Russian middle class?

  • 003 - Common Myths About Russian
    003 - Common Myths About Russian
    Duração: 13min | 14/09/2015

    Contrary to what you may have heard, Russians do not know their grammar. And no, Russian is not uniform. In this episode I discuss these and other misconceptions about the Russian language.

  • 002 - Khodorkovsky and the Rule of Law
    002 - Khodorkovsky and the Rule of Law
    Duração: 08min | 07/09/2015

    This eposode is about Khodorkovsky, ponyatiya, and the significance of spravedlivost in Russia. Where does the rule of law fit in all that? Well, exactly!

  • 001 - Introduction
    001 - Introduction
    Duração: 09min | 05/09/2015

    In this episode you will learn about the components of my program and why I decided to create In Russian Terms.

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