Internet Resources


News: Russian news  Russian news and radio news news and culture news and culture


Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Grammar Lessons: Russian dictionary Grammar lessons  Russian dictionaries  Encyclopedia


Radio and TV Programs: Russian radio (one of the most popular radio stations among Russians)  Russian BBC  online TV


Tests and Quizzes:  Online tests and quizzes for Russian proficiency


Language and Culture: (Russian rock music) (Russian rock music) (Russian movies with English subtitles) (Russian movies with English subtitles) (Popular daily entertainment but still a personal blog devoted to events happening in Russian speaking countries, such as Russia (Russian Federation), Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Kazakhstan, etc. Everyday something interesting happens in the countries occupying 1/6 of the populated world) (, also known as Maksim Moshkow's Library, started to operate in November 1994 - is the oldest electronic library in the Russian Internet segment) (Russian Minneapolis) (Russian language media in Minnesota)


Other Recommended Sites: (a host of Russian Web sites)


  • At Carleton
  • (Contributed by Dan Sairsingh and Alice Zavelsky)

Russian Resources at the Language Center

  • Reference
    • Oxford Russian-English Dictionary
    • 5000 Russian Words
  • Tapes and books for the casual learner and/or travelers
    • Berlitz Russian for Travelers
    • Colloquial Russian
    • Pimsleur's Speak and Read Essential Russian

Russian Staff/Office Hours: Fall 2015

Staff Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sunday

Sasha Mayn

(Native Speaker)

 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM  

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM



Garo Moughalian

(100 levels)


 1:50 PM - 4:00 PM  9:50 AM - 10:40 PM  1:50 PM - 4:00 PM   10:50 AM - Noon  2:20 PM - 6:00 PM

Polina Kurenkova

(Language Associate)

LDC 201

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM



6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Russian Television Programming