Russian Association



Welcome to the BYU Idaho Russian Association home page!

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President: Cody Lundberg 
Phone: 208-939-0428

Useful Words in Russian


Доброе утро

Dobraye ootro Good morning
Здравствуйте Zdrastvooyte Hello
Как поживаешь? Kak pazhivayesh? How are you?
Спасибо, прекрасно! Spaseeba preekrasna! Fine, thanks!
Как Вас зовут? Kak vas zavoot? What's your name?
Меня зовут... Meenya zavoot... My name is...
Спасибо Spaseeba Thank you

Fun Facts

    1. There are more than 150 Million Russian speakers in the world, making it the world's 8th most spoken language!
    2. During the Second World War, metro stations were used as air-raid shelters. 150 people were born there.
    3. The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro.
    4. The closest point between Russia and America is only 4 km long.
    5. The total length of the Kremlin walls is 2235 meters.
    6. The biggest flood in Moscow was in the year of 1908, when waters went up to 9 metres and immersed 1600 hectares of the city territory.
    7. There are 7 identical high-rise buildings in Moscow: 2 hotels, 2 administrative buildings, 2 blocks of flats and the Moscow State University.
    8. There are 7 towns in the Golden Ring of Russia.
    9. The Moscow River is 65 km long and flows along the whole city.
    10. Russian nesting dolls are well-known symbols of the country.