Holidays · Vocabulary

Russian Halloween Vocabulary

Halloween is almost here! It’s when we use words like “pumpkin”, “Jack-O’-Lantern”, and “witch”! If you remember my old post about Halloween, you will know that a lot of Russian’s don’t celebrate Halloween. It’s just not a traditional holiday there. That doesn’t mean you can’t practice you’re Russian on this holiday! Let’s learn some creepy… Continue reading Russian Halloween Vocabulary


Happy Halloween!

It’s October 31st, and that means it is Halloween for those of you that celebrate it! I figured I would simply say Happy Halloween and offer a treat for those of you that can read a little bit of Russian. There’s a great horror short story by Nikolai Gogol called “Вий (Viy).” If you would… Continue reading Happy Halloween!


Halloween in Russia?

Halloween is almost here, and I’m sure at least some of you Russian learners have wondered what the Russians do on Halloween. We all know what Americans do! We dress up the house and front yard, maybe go out and rake up some leaves that get tracked into the house, and of course dress up… Continue reading Halloween in Russia?