Tag Archives: Russia

18 September 2013

Is the United States “Exceptional”

Russian president Vladimir Putin seems to have stirred up a hornet’s nest with his comment that the USA is not exceptional. Putin’s statement is a deliberate attempt to tease the US and garner support in his own country, but in the end probably quite banal. However, the reaction to Putin’s comments by some people in […]

16 August 2013

Mоe русскoe приключениe

Как я начинал изучать русский, и что это значит для меня.

17 June 2011

The best thing about Russia, the people.

Over the next week or so I will be posting about my visit to Russia. This trip far exceeded my expectations. I thoroughly enjoyed myself. It was like a reward for my more than one thousand hours of listening to and reading Russian. Being surrounde…