You are the star student!

Granted, while I am studying in the faculty of Russian as a Foreign Language, I still pick up on differences in the teaching style in Russia and at UW. Here, in Russia, professors are not …

One thing that I have noticed so far in St. Petersburg is that everything is constantly under renovation. And unlike in America, the renovation (known as remont/ремонт in Russian) is not a form of visual …

Дермьмо..

My days in the United States are slowly (very slowly) dwindling — 11 days until orientation in DC, 13 days until I hop on the never-ending plane ride to Frankfurt, then to St. Petersburg. This …

About me:

The basic facts about me are that I’m a junior majoring in Russian and history. And when people ask me why I chose Russia, to be honest, I’m a little unsure myself. Russia is a …