The Word's Worth

The Word's Worth

Get to know Russia from the inside out, with podcasts on Russian language, culture and the latest news.

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    All in a Day's Work in Russian

    Which Russian verb do you use to work badly? How do you ride into heaven? It's all in a day's work.

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    The Borshch Battles

    Borshch - is it Russian, Ukrainian, or Polish? Will language tell us? I dive back in time to find out.

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    Everything Has a Price in Russian

    Is it worth reading? How much does it cost? It's nothing. All this for the price of one word: стоить.

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    Fast as a Russian Fly

    Russians not only like to go fast, they like to talk about going fast.

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