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Russian Club Dinner

April 14, 2014
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Russian Club dinner

Every year the Russian Club hosts the Russian Club dinner, where students and faculty from many departments join together for a traditional Russian meal and performances. This year the menu included vegetarian borscht, beef stroganoff, and bliny (traditional Russian thin pancakes). Entertainment was provided by Barynya, a Russian folk ensemble made up of emigre...

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Brighton Beach: Rain or Shine

April 11, 2014
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On Saturday, March 29th, twenty Dickinson students and faculty members piled into two vans for a Russian Department field trip to Brighton Beach. Brighton Beach is located in Brooklyn, New York City, and is home to the largest Russian-speaking population in the United States....

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Internship in Moscow

April 7, 2014
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Internship in Moscow

Mackenzie King ‘15 has been studying abroad on the Dickinson-in-Moscow program for the 2013-2014 academic year. This spring, Mackenzie is working as an intern at the Institute for Global Research and Social Movements (IGSO), where she put together a comprehensive summary of the book The...

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From Moscow to Pskov

March 28, 2014
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From Moscow to Pskov

Last weekend, the students on the Dickinson-in-Moscow program visited the medieval city of Pskov, located just east of the Estonian border. Read about their trip here: http://ceerussia.blogspot.ru/2014/03/pskov-and-russian-small-town.html

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World-Renowned Poet Visits Dickinson

March 6, 2014
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World-Renowned Poet Visits Dickinson

During an unusually cold week in late February/early March, internationally renowned poet Polina Barskova visited Dickinson to read her poetry in both Russian and English. While on campus she...

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Blogging on Russian

February 26, 2014
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Blogging on Russian

In the fall of 2013, senior Russian and Middle Eastern Studies major Chase Philpot ’14 begin blogging occasionally on aspects of the Russian language that caught his attention. “I...

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