Russian podcast

The audio of the podcast is recorded by a native Russian speaker at a normal conversational speed. Every episode comes with a full transcription in Russian with stress marks and translation in English, available for free. Every audio file can be downloaded if you want to have it offline.

Russian vocabulary

The words and expressions discussed in each episode are listed in the end of it and added to the Modern conversational Russian dictionary.

You can search through all the words and expressions explained in the podcast and find the exact episode where the expression is explained.

Latest podcast episodes

Днём с огнём

Today we continue learning interesting Russian phrases. This episode will tell you about such expressions as "днём с огнём", "после драки кулаками не машут" and "за что купил(а), за то и продаю".
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Russian jokes and anecdotes

Subscribe to "Russian Joke of the Week" and enjoy a new Russian joke or two in your inbox every Monday! Every joke comes with stress marks, translation to English, a cultural or linguistic explanation, if needed, and an audio file recorded by a native Russian speaker.

Recent jokes and anecdotes

  • 20 May 19

    How is your baby?

    - Привет, сосед, как там ваш малыш? - Да малыш нормально. А вот на нас недостаток сна сильно сказывается. Плоховато себя чувствую.
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  • 13 May 19

    A man comes to complain to the store

    Мужик приходит жаловаться в магазин с купленной неделю назад бензопилой: — Я вот купил у вас инструмент. В инструкции написано, что с ее помощью можно за день распилить 5 кубометров дров, а я как не стараюсь, больше 3 не получается.
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  • 06 May 19

    Two psychiatrists are talking...

    Разговаривают два психиатра: - Я сейчас занимаюсь исключительно интересным случаем раздвоения личности. - Да, а чем он интересен?
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  • 29 Apr 19

    Two drunk snakes are coming out of a bar

    Две пьяные змеи выползают из бара. Одна говорит: — Слышь, ты не помнишь, я ядовитая или нет?
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Modern conversational Russian dictionary

Learn Russian slang words and colloquial expressions, idioms, provebrs, famous Russian movie quotes, as well as swearings, insults and Russian Mat with the modern conversational Russian dictionary. Every term has a link to the podcast episode where it's explained in details.

Russian Vocabulary