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From Gogol to Gorky, from Pushkin to Prokofiev

Welcome to Russian at RIC, where you'll embark on a journey into a language spoken by 300 million people globally, offering both practical skills and cultural treasures.

Russian at RIC delves into Russia's rich history and vibrant culture through its renowned literature, influential films, and iconic music. 

Our A Level course provides a comprehensive study of Russian language, literature, and culture, fostering language proficiency and cultural insights. Themes include political and artistic culture in Russian-speaking communities and the last years of the USSR under Gorbachev and Perestroika.

Prepare to immerse yourself in the Cyrillic alphabet and the multifaceted world of Russian culture. 

Like all Modern Foreign Languages at RIC the A level qualification can also be taken by native speakers on accelerated courses. 

Curious about Russian?

Online - News from Russia and around the world. -The BBC Russian Service provides up-to-date news stories in Russian from across the globe. - Critical and investigative coverage of Russian political and social affairs. -Website of former Soviet news agency. - The Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies promotes knowledge of the culture, language and history of Russia and the former Soviet Union

Listen - Lots of reading and listening materials on Russian culture, society and history.

Read - Huge free online library of Russian literature

Watch - Hundreds of films from the Mosfilm archive. - Based in Central London, Pushkin House runs a programme of talks, concerts and online events, and keeps a well-stocked library of Russian books. - Here’s where you can watch Russian TV

Всего наилучшего!