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Why Study Russian?

Russian Major, Minor and Certificate at Temple

Russian faculty at Temple

Placement and FL Exemption Testing

Russian language course resources

Study Abroad in Russia

Other Resources for Studying Russian

Resources for Russian Cultural Research



Resources for Russian Cultural Research

Search Engines

Russian Television Brodcasts over the Web
Russian State Television
RTR Network
RTVi Network

Russian Radio Broadcasts over the Web
Russian State Radio (Voice of Russia)
Ekho Moskvy (Moscow Echo)
Radio Kul'tura
Radio Mayak
Radio Rossii
BBC Russian Service
Simplified Russian Radio News (project of the National Capital Language Resource Center)


Official Web Pages of the Russian Federation - home page of the Russian Federation - home page of St. Petersburg - home page of Moscow - home page of the Federal Security Bureau (former KGB)

Images of Russia (images illustrating Russian history)

See also and click on картины

Russian Art Contemporary Russian Art Russian Art (excluding icons) Russian Icons Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg Pushkin Museum in Moscow Tretiakov Gallery in Moscow Russian Paintings (various) Dr. Boguslawski’s Gallery (various)

News Sources in Russian - Argumenty i fakty - a website like CNN - the Izvestiia Newspaper - News summaries - Moscow News in Russian - The Independent Newspaper - Vesti Newspaper Russian literary journals - Ekho Moskvy Radio Station

News about Russia in English

Russian History - English language site about Soviet history - Russian language site about World War II - Russian language site about World War II

Russian Literature - Russian poetry and prose - Russian poetry (bilingual poetry, some with audio) - a variety of cultural resources (bilingual poetry, some with audio, additional resource materials, search engines for Russian and English)

Russian Public Opinion - All-Russian Center for the Study of Public Opinion - Foundation for Public Opinion

Informaion about Business in Russia - Business Information Section for the Newly Independent States of the US Department of Commerce - Russian Business Journal - Foundation for Russian American Economic Cooperation - Mid-Atlantic Russian Business Council (for the Delaware Valley)

Jokes in Russian - Russian jokes - Russian historical anecdotes - Russian riddles and brain teasers - Russian cartoon strips

Other Sites for Russian Culture - a Russian student newspaper – a site focusing on Moscow – Moscow cultural events - focus on Russian clothing Byzantium-early Russia
links to information on Dostoevsky Russian immigrants’ voices absolutely irresistible Masyanya and Russian youth slang Russian media - biographies of famous Russians - information from Russian census - Russian music downloads (pay to play) - Russian music downloads (pay to play) - find the lyrics to your favorite Russian songs

Collections of Links and Resources

Cyrillic Resources
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