Welcome to the BYU Idaho Russian Association home page!
We do not currently have a Russian Association President. Please contact us if you are interested by emailing, calling, or coming into the Rigby 272 M-F between 2 and 5pm.Contact:
Useful Words in Russian
||Dobraye ootro||Good morning|
|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...|
There are more than 150 Million Russian speakers in the world, making it the world's 8th most spoken language!
During the Second World War, metro stations were used as air-raid shelters. 150 people were born there.
The way from Moscow to Chicago is closer than from Chicago to Rio-de-Janeiro.
The closest point between Russia and America is only 4 km long.
The total length of the Kremlin walls is 2235 meters.
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.
There are 7 identical high-rise buildings in Moscow: 2 hotels, 2 administrative buildings, 2 blocks of flats and the Moscow State University.
There are 7 towns in the Golden Ring of Russia.
The Moscow River is 65 km long and flows along the whole city.
Russian nesting dolls are well-known symbols of the country.