The beautiful and historic Caucasus Mountains are home to three major conflicts: Nagorno-Karabakh, Abkhazia and Chechnya, as well as several other minor struggles - such as Ossetia. Intertwined in this convoluted political and geographic landscape is a si
Why Russians do not feel themselves at home in their own country? While the society and the government pretend that such question does not exist, young people are looking for the answer. Sometimes those searches take unpredictable forms... A young teacher
Manual includes short texts about well known Russians throughout the country's history (from I century B.C. through beginning of XX century). The multimedia includes additional materials on Russan history (visual presentations accompanied by audio).
Mo lives high on a shelf in an airport gift shop. All day he watches as families walk past. He can't help but feel lonely. Mo wants a family. He wants a home. Then one day Mo's wish for a family comes true as a special couple take him on a marvelous journey to meet his new best friend, Yuri. Mo has lots of questions once he gets to his destination. Where...
The story of Rodislav and Luba Romanov continues. This time they do not forsee the dangerous events in the future.
Introducing our new textbook, Road to Russia, the course for beginning students. It is a completely revised and updated edition of original Russian course Road to Russia. It is written specifically for North American students and is ideally suited for use in undergraduate courses, high schools, and adult education courses. The course consists of 15...
Annotated Russian Reader for Intermediate (B1-B2) Level students that focuses on the verbs of motion. The reader provides ample support for the learner, including marginal glosses, historical-cultural, and grammatical commentaries, as well as a range of exercises on translation, word- formation, vocabulary building, and participles. The story follows the...
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.
2 hours 30 min. play about Marina Tsvetaeva.
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
This engaging and informative book shows parents how to help a child develop strength, suppleness and flexibility during their formative years. Through games and exercises that are fun and therapeutic, children will enjoy play time as they enhance their coordination, reduce physical tension, and improve abdominal breathing. Large step-by-step photographs...
30 minutes. In color and B/W. Biographical documentary on the poet and Nobel prize winning author. Pasternak is also well known inside of Russia for his translations of Shakespeare.
A mono play about the life of Anna Akhmatova and her generation. Performed by talented actress, Zhanna Vladimirskaia. Outstanding performance and music accompaniment. 2 hours 25 minutes.
Poetry by Joseph Brodsky read by Zhanna Vladimirskaia in this mono-play.
Reference book for parents-emigrants who raise 0-3-yearold children. Volume includes daily advice and recommendations, along with reference on peculiarities of child development.
The author is a former spy. The subject of his book is the Russian scientist, Vitalii Vorontsov. As he attended a symposium in Germany, American agents tried to recruit him as a spy.
Эта книна о крупнейшем пакистанском поэте, последнем классике поэзии на языке урду ХХ в. Фаиза Ахмада Фаиза (1911–1984). Он был уважаем в Советском Союзе, был награжден Международной премией мира "За укрепление мира между народами", – но отнюдь не был ком
Reprint edition of 1912.
Third edition of the manual on Alexander Solzhenitsyn's creative work.