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Questions requesting external resources for educational purposes such as websites, software or hardware.

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What are the words, where stresses are important?

There are some confusing words in russian, because they can be stressed differently and mean different things. I know some, like: "замки", "стрелки", "белки", "кружки". Is there a website [or any ...
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Аналог словаря Макмилана для изучающих русский язык

Для изучающих английский язык существует отличный ресурс -- словарь Макмилана. В нем приводится куча разной лексики с поясниями, примерами употребления и т.д. Кто-нибудь знает хороший аналог, но для ...
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Learning to touch-type in Cyrillic [closed]

I started typing in Cyrillic a week ago, using Google Translate's keyboard option (so I've got a different question from this one). However, I've been downgraded from a touch-typist in English and ...
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Offline keyboard program for typing Russian and then cut-and-pasting?

Can someone recommend a Windows program runnable offline that allows Russian characters to be typed and then cut-and-pasted into other programs, such as for example a text editor or browser? I would ...
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How can I compare two words in the Russian corpus?

This question is not Russian language-related strictly speaking, but I think it's useful for a lot of people using the language. I wonder if it is possible to use the ruscorpora.ru website to build ...
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Is there book series for russian learners? [duplicate]

There is book series for example for English learners and these books are contains different level books from beginner to upper intermediate. So is there pdf books in Russian like these ?
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Website for Stirlitz Jokes? [closed]

Is there a website for Stirlitz jokes?
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Где послушать произношение русских идиом?

Уважаемые знатоки, пожалуйста, посоветуйте ресурс, где можно услышать русские фразеологизмы, идиомы, сленг в концентрированном виде. Спасибо!
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Declension chart

Many years ago, more than ten, I stopped studying Russian. Even quite understand things, I can read and understand (almost) without problems. However I would like to practice and improve my Russian. ...
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Cases taken by verbs

I have already learnt German as a foreign language and so have developed a good understanding of the case system [Nom, Gen, Dat, Acc] - my native language not utilising this system. Russian, of ...
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How can I improve my listening comprehension?

My partner's family all speak Russian, which is not my native language. I used to be in classes which helped me have regular practice at listening, but now that they are done, I'm finding myself in ...
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TORFL (Test of Russian as a Foreign Language) sample

Someone knows where Can I download sample exams about TOFRL (Test of Russian as a Foreign Language)? Thanks in advance
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Any long form literature websites in Russian? [duplicate]

I'm a big fan of websites like longform.org in English, which post longer-length articles (mostly non-fiction) from newspapers, magazines, etc. Can anyone recommend a similar resource in Russian? ...
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Is there a mac equivalent of the parsing software grammatica? It looks supremely useful [closed]

3rd year student here. I came across grammatica and it looks incredibly useful for cementing grammatical structures. It would be a dream to quickly double check a structure. Unfortunately it is ...
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Is there a specialized online medical dictionary for rare medical terms?

I have several rare medical terms I need to translate from English into Russian: Prolotherapy, Active Release Technique, Iontophoresis. Google translate doesn't help. Any good contemporary medical ...
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Resources for learning Russian

Using the same structure in the Chinese Resources question, this is a specifically created Community Wiki which gathers resources for learning Russian and it has been approved by the Community itself. ...
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Is there a good English to Russian dictionary about swear words?

I'm looking for a dictionary, English to Russian, that lists swear words and goes into depth about them. By "good" in the title, I meant that it should translate also less known/common swear words ...
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Synonym dictionary

Is there a good synonym dictionary of Russian words like The Penguin guide to synonyms and related word by S. I. Hayakawa (which is for English words)? Because though ordinary defining dictionaries ...
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What can I use to help me conjugate verbs? [closed]

I used to use http://cooljugator.com/ to quickly look up proper ways to conjugate Russian verbs. The site's been having some problems lately and wasn't accessible. What other resources can I use ...
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Are there any morpheme dictionaries for Russian?

Is there such thing as morpheme dictionary, where one could look up functions and meanings of prefixes, suffixes, particles, etc. ? In particular, I was interested in the range of meanings that ...
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Automatic stress marking of Russian text

I'd like to be able to take any piece of Russian text and have the stress marks automatically added. I think this would be a useful tool for learners but I can't find a site that does this. Is there ...
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Where can I find simple usage examples? [closed]

When learning a new word I like to see typical usage examples. The sort of thing you find in a good dictionary. However, even my big old Oxford Russian dictionary had nothing for вовлечь, for ...
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English to Russian Computer-science / Programming dictionary [closed]

Is there an authoritative English-Russian dictionary/reference for computer-science and programming terms? In most cases I just use transliterations of English terms while speaking. Is there a good ...
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Where to find parallel English-Russian novels to learn Russian? [closed]

Where can I find licence-free dual language English-Russian novels? I think this is one of the most effective way of learning language, because of no time needed to search words in dictionary, and ...