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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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The International Journal of Russian Studies is an electronic, MLA listed journal and publishes original articles related to the history, culture, literature, linguistics, politics, religions, languages and peoples of Russia from its earliest history to the present day. All aspects of Russia's relations - cultural, political, military and economic - with and influence on the areas of the former Soviet Union, such as the states of Central Asia, fall within the scope of the journal.

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