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Russian interrogative pronoun ЧЕЙ (whose?)

In one of the previous lesson we have already covered the Russian interrogative pronoun ЧЕЙ (whose?). Today we will look at it in more details and learn how to use it in different cases.

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Romantic Russian phrases

The Valentine’s day is approaching and your must be already thinking of how to express your feelings to your most important person in the world. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered, this time you’ll be able to do it in Russian!

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New Year’s dialogues

Today we’ve prepared two dialogues for you. They cover some useful holidays vocabulary and tell a bit about Russian traditions of celebrating the New Year.

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“Some” and “any” in Russian – Russian indefinite pronouns

On our way of studying Russian grammar, we’ve already covered personal, demonstrative, possessive, reflexive, emphatic and interrogative pronouns.

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Particles “-то” and “же” in Russian

If you have been learning Russian for a while, you have surely came across the particles “-то” and “же“. Today we’ll look at this chapter of Russian grammar in more detail and explain on examples the role of these particles in the sentence.

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Diminutive-hypocoristic suffixes in Russian

In this lesson we’ll learn the diminutive-hypocoristic suffixes in Russian.

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Making friends in Russian

One of the perks of speaking a few languages is that now you can make even more friends! So today let’s learn Russian phrases that can help you to make new Russian friends…

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Russian interrogative pronoun какой

As you already know from one of the previous lessons, the pronoun какой means ‘what’ or ‘which’. To be able to construct questions with it, you should know how to decline it.

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Learn Russian Step by Step is a site for everyone who starts learning Russian, including absolute beginners. Our free online lessons, step by step, take you from the very basics to more advanced topics, covering the most important Russian grammar points and useful phrases.

We do not promise that you will be fluent in Russian within a few months. On the contrary, we believe that learning a language is a hobby or even a passion for life. Our lessons are designed in such a way as to take no more than 5-10 minutes each, so you can learn something new every day and don't feel overwhelmed. Each lesson includes an audio track in slow spoken Russian recorded by a native Russian speaker.

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