Russia

The Russian Ruble

The ruble is the currency that Russians use. In Russian, the word “ruble” is pronounced a lot like it is in English, but it has a soft /l/ at the end: рубль [rublʲ] (listen). The ruble is divided into 100 kopeks. A kopek (Russian: копе́йка [kɐˈpʲejkə] (listen) is pretty much worthless in modern times, much… Continue reading The Russian Ruble

Grammar · Vocabulary

Telling Time in Russian

Time is very important. It’s what clocks measure. It’s what keeps everything from happening at once. Without time, everything would be chaotic and crazy! You already know how to tell time in English. But what about in Russian? That’s what we’re going to learn about today :). So if you don’t know how to tell… Continue reading Telling Time in Russian