Unfortunately, the English language does not have the same distinction that Russian has with russkiy” meaning ethnically Russian and rossiskiy” meaning any citizen living within the borders of the Russian Federation. The US government has listed Russian as a critical language and Russian speakers are in high demand in both military and civilian agencies in the US government. Each lesson will then have additional sections with exercises and other detailed information to help you learn Russian quickly. For some it’s the amazing Russian night-life, for others it’s the sheer beauty of Russian cities like St Petersburg. I have Russian friends here in the US, and know a little about how they enjoy food.

While the Cold War is behind us and the Soviet Union no longer exists as America’s greatest adversary, there are still many legitimate reasons for studying Russian. Our homes are located throughout the towns of the Russian …