A new linguistic board game “VLeKSeMy” has been invented in the Canadian province of Ontario and has become the laureate of the bilingual education prize in the category of “The best training material for bilinguals”.
20 November, 2015
South China Morning Post has published curious infographics about the status of world languages.
05 November, 2015
Probably, everyone knows that the words internet and computer originated in the English language. However, Russian «migrants» can be found in English as well.
29 October, 2015
Database of the European court of human rights (ECHR) was held in open access in the Russian language. In addition to the official languages of the office: English and French, the documents of court can be read in Russian language now.
30 April, 2014
For a company dealing with medicine and chemistry, we have translated, into Chinese, a calendar of popular beliefs and superstitions. The issue of the Calendar was intended to mark the coming of the New Year. Along with traditional Russian and Chinese beliefs, it also contained “modern” superstitions connected with cars and computers.
30 April, 2014
Recently we translated compliance code for employees of one small Chinese company to Russian. Strict hierarchy and control – here are pillars of internal labor policy of the Celestial Empire’s companies.
16 April, 2014
The festival of Russian cinema will be held in Funchal in the island of Madeira from 29 April to 2 May. Apart from films, festival organizers offer a very rich program which will include an open multimedia lesson of the Russian language.
09 April, 2014
The “Russian boom” in the Spanish real estate market has been on the rise for several years already. As soon as real estate prices in Spain dropped during the decline, the British left Spain; however, the country became more and more frequently visited by the Russians.
28 March, 2014
The festival of Russian literature was opened in the British capital London on March 8. This event has been organized for the 5th time and this year it will bring together 12 Russian writers and two dozen events which will be held on the most prestigious literary platforms of London.
14 March, 2014
Russian will become the fifth working language of the International federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, and it will gain official status in 2015 or 2017. The head of European zoning office of the international federation Anitta Underlin has declared that.
14 March, 2014
The Russian Prime Minister Dmirty Medvedev has said Russia is simplifying the procedure for granting citizenship to foreigners who will be recognized as Russian speakers.
11 March, 2014
On the threshold of the 2014 Ice Hockey World Championship, the Ministry of Trade of Belarus published recommendations how to translate the names of dishes of Belarusian cuisine into English. The translation made by professional translators was already adopted and added in the menu of some eating facilities.
06 March, 2014
Starting from the next school year, the first virtual school of Russian language for foreigners will be opened in Russia. The project will operate on the basis of the Pushkin State institute of Russian language in Moscow. In the future, similar centers will appear in other Russian cities as well.
04 March, 2014
Since 2014 Ministry of Education and Science of Russia will promote Pushkin State Russian Language Institute brand abroad. The Deputy Head of the Ministry Veniamin Kaganov has announced such intention.
26 December, 2013
It has been proposed at the State Duma to grant to Russian language the status of an official language of the European Union. This idea was discussed during round-table conference on a topic "State language policy of the Russian Federation: current state and trends".
23 December, 2013
The first version of a specially designed English-Russian glossary of terms, as well as a French-Russian glossary of winter sports is accessible on the official website of the XXII Winter Olymics and XI Winter Paralympics organizing committee.
01 August, 2013
The application is available in English, Russian and Tatar on iOS devices.
06 May, 2013
On Saturday, April 6, took place an annual educational event "Total dictation", in which this time participated about 30 thousand people from 181 cities and towns in six continents.
15 April, 2013
Football fans in Belarus may be required to translate English content of banners, which they bring to stadiums, into Russian. This information was provided by Press Office of FC Gomel (Belarus).
02 April, 2013
Pushkin House (the center for Russian culture and language in London), together with Waterstones (a book retail network), have instituted the Russian Book Prize. The Prize will be awarded to the best authors of books on Russia written in English.
07 December, 2012
Главными символами Японии для иностранцев являются сакура, сакэ, суши и строгие самураи. Японский язык представляется тем, кто на нем говорит, резким и непоэтичным. Однако это не совсем так: в японском языке существует множество пословиц и поговорок, которые широко используются не только на письме, но и в устной речи.
11 Июля, 2011
There’s no stopping ABBA’s relentless march across the globe.
04 July, 2011
Russian Language Day is celebrated on 6 June, the birthday of famous Russian poet Alexander Pushkin.
07 June, 2011
"Sherlock" (2010) is a new British television series produced by Hartswood Films for BBC.
31 May, 2011
Saints Cyril and Methodius Day is celebrated on 24 May in Russia, Bulgaria and Macedonia.
24 May, 2011
Ectaco Inc., the world's leader in portable language learning and translation technology, introduced the first line of dictionaries and translators for Android compatible devices.
19 May, 2011
Kazakhstan's President, Nursultan Nazarbayev predicted on Monday that Kazakh would become widely spoken in the country i...
26 April, 2011