Culture as a factor of the state security. The author is a professor and the Moscow State University, vice-president of Academy of the Russian Literature.
This is a new edition of the popular textbook. Published in 2010, it reflects all important aspects of contemporary Russian life. It talks about Russian youth and its challenges, Russian music life, religion in Russia, today's Russian literature.
The book publishes one of the most significant works of the outstanding Russian writer and thinker Vasily Ivanovich Belov. Sketches of folk aesthetics, revealing the spiritual world of the peasant. The Russian civilization of the peasant community, family
Maximum repost: How social media make us believe the fake news. Conspiracy theories, rumors and fake news are what we encounter every day. Our friends, relatives and even we ourselves can spread fake news. Neither education nor the ability to reason logic
Manual on Russian as a foreign language that focuses on the use of Russian proverbs and sayings.
The seminal work of the French Sociologist Roger Caillois, a translation of Les jeux et les hommes (1958). It is an influential book on the sociology of play and games, or rather in Caillois' terms sociology derived from play. Caillois sees many of the st
Original title: Storming Heaven: LSD and the American Dream
The fifth edition of the very popular book "Russians: Stereotypes of behaviour, tradition, mentality". This book answers many questions foreigners may ask about Russians and explains why certain things are certain way, and where they come from. Author giv
History of shoes.
Against the Modern World: Traditionalism and the Secret Intellectual History of the XX century.
A preeminent scientist -- and the world's most prominent atheist -- asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11. With rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his forms, f
Reissue of the world's first book on Russian rock, released in the West in 1987 and in the USSR in 1991 and has since become a classic. 'Almost the entirety of this book (except for the last chapter and sentimental appendages) was written exactly twenty
New 2009 version of the course. The fist part of the course Window to Russia focuses on development of speaking and writing skills at the II-III level (B2-C1). It includes live dialogues, up-to-date information on contemporary Russia, discussions of curre
Курс состоит из 48 уроков, каждый из которых рассчитан приблизительно на 2 часа, а весь курс — примерно на 100 часов занятий. Лексико-грамматический материал первой части способствует развитию речи учащихся, а тексты и диалоги, включённые во вторую часть
Цель пособия - помочь учащимся освоить терминологию специальности, познакомить их с некоторыми проблемами науки о языке и литературе, ввести в активное употребление структуры, характерные для научных текстов, а главное обучить иностранных учащихся на осн
Three sections (Meeting People, Family Life, and Customer Service) cover 16 topics. Each topic is presented by a basic text, questions and answers, dialogues and additional materials for more advanced students. Each section contains texts for reading and/
Teacher's Edition. Manual on regional geography for those who learn Russian (level B1 and higher). Consists of two parts: materials for a teacher and materials for student/s, which include a DVD (72 minutes) and a CD with the text in PDF format (131 pages
Basic Grammar Course for Students of Technology and Natural Science (II & III levels).
15 texts from Russian periodicals about youth culture, social problems and changes in everyday life in today's Russia. The texts are aimed at students studying Russian at intermediate and advances levels. Russian-English vocabulary, a wide range of exerci
This educational manual presents 20 biographical texts about well-known and talented people who were born in Russia, but for one reason or another lived outside of Russia. These are people who have achieved the highest results in their professional fields
The manual is intended to introduce foreign students to one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and the world - St. Petersburg, which is rightly called the cultural capital of Russia. It contains texts dedicated to the most important cultural and histo
Manual on Russian formal speech: trends, traditions, styles, etc.
In 2 volumes!
Manual is designed for students who want to learn about Russia along with learning Russian on the intermediate/advanced level (approximately 60-80 academic hours). The manual contains texts on various topics that cover different aspects of Russian life. E
Textbook teaches some aspects of Russian culture. Includes overview of forming of the culture, traditions, art and architecture, music and theatre. 13 texts are designed for the intermediate level and each one combined with questions and exercies. Illustr
Textbook teaches Russian traditions and peculiarities of spending leisure time and communications. 14 texts suggest vocabulary, text with questions after it and multiple exercises. Excellent textbook for intermediate level.
Пособие содержит богатый и разнообразный материал о русской истории, культуре и традициях. Тексты в доступной познавательной форме рассказывают о том, как жили русские люди в старину, как был устроен их быт, а также о древнерусском зодчестве и живописи, о