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. In case you would like to download all the audios at once, you can do it for a small amount of money to support the website. The package includes the PDFs of the transcription as well.

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

С наступающими!

Hello friends! I'm using this last episode of this year to wish you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! This episode is a bit different, it covers not only some useful Russian words and expressions but also a bit of Russian culture related to the upcoming holidays, modern Russian Christmas and New Year traditions. I hope you'll find it interesting, it's full of references and has a bonus in the end. :)
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How to tell somebody to go to hell and other places in Russian

In today's episode of the "Very Much Russian podcast" we'll discuss Russian words and expressions that Russians use to, as we say, "send somebody off". In other words, today you'll learn how to tell somebody to go to hell and other places. The episode covers the wide range of expressions starting with an innocent "leave me alone" and finishing with "four-letter" words.
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Russian Pod 101

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

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