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STS

STS channel features many serials, sitcoms, and movies.  You can see numerous video clips of what they offer on their website.

The Kommersant publishing house is responsible for numerous well-respected print journals in Russia.  Their site offers links to each, as well as a main page focusing on overall current events and news.

The Kommersant publishing house is responsible for numerous well-respected print journals in Russia.  Their site offers links to each, as well as a main page focusing on overall current events and news.

Have you finished a study abroad program?  Do you have friends in Russia you'd like to stay in touch with?  If so, they are probably on 'V Kontakte" - the Russian version of Facebook.  Make your profile today!

 

Livemocha is the world’s largest online language learning community, offering free and paid online language courses in 35 languages to more than 9 million members from 195 countries around the world.

 

Here you will have the ability to chat with people who would like to improve their English skills, while meeting others who are willing to help you do the same with Russian.  A very neat resource.

 

LangNet is a language learning support system with interactive materials designed for those who want to practice and maintain their target language reading and listening skills.

 

GLOSS (Global Language Online Support System) online language lessons are developed for independent learners to provide them with the learning/teaching tools for improving their foreign language skills. Reading and listening lessons are based on authentic materials (articles, TV reports, radio broadcasts, etc.) and consist of 4 to 6 activities. The motivating tasks are accompanied with in-depth feedback that provide learners with thorough explanations and tutoring just like an attentive and experienced teacher would do. With more than 4,000 lessons, GLOSS is a valuable resource in maintaining and improving language ability of the learners.

A collection of literature online.  Many books are available to read right off the computer screen while others can be purchased.  Books by Russian and Westerns authors are plentiful.

A great online collection of reading materials covering almost every topic.  The interface is a little clunky, but the information is all there.

An online store similar to Amazon.  Here you can find a wide array of products, including Russian books, movies, and music.