Question by Emi: Why is it Leo Tolstoy and not Lev Tolstoy (Лев Толстой) in English language? Also, why change the name to Leon Trotsky in English when the person's real name is Lev Trotsky (Лев Троцкий)? What might be the reason for the change … [Read more...] about Why is it Leo Tolstoy and not Lev Tolstoy in English?
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Question by wm: Classical Music suggestion? I have recently fallen in love with russian classical music. When I compare the work of men like Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Sergei Taneyev with that of, say, Mozart, the russian music just seems so much … [Read more...] about What is your classical music suggestion?
Question by Maximum: Russian Books? Anyone know any good russian books? I've already read the Nighwatch series ( Nochnoi DOzor) becasue well.. im russian obviously.. soo any others? Answers and Views: Answer by Mie … [Read more...] about What Russian books could you recommend?
Question by brittney c: what are some of leo tolstoys books? Answers and Views: Answer by MasonMaxWar and Peace and Anna Karenina.Answer by Princess DebDETSTVO, 1852 - Childhood - Lapsuus NABEG, 1853 - The Raid OTROTSHESTVO, 1854 - Boyhood - … [Read more...] about Is there a list of leo tolstoys books?
Question by Anita: why are there 41 sputniks? the first one orbited the earth. but what did the others do? where they the same thing? does sputnik has aything to do with the cold war? Answers and Views: Answer by Irina ASputnik was actually what … [Read more...] about Why are there as much as 41 sputniks?
Question by Val: A question about literature.? It's about Russian writers and poets of all times. Here in Russia we adore many of them and they are said to be famous and esteemed and known and respected by all the world. But really, are they? I mean, … [Read more...] about Is Russian literature really known and respected in the world?
Question by INNA: I want your opinion about the Russian music industry? Honest opinion. @K2010 yeah, I agree with the 'corruption'. But what do Russians opine about the current pop music in general? Are they happy with the music industry? Answers … [Read more...] about What do you know about the Russian music industry?