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Interacting With Russians

It’s funny to see that in any social situation I put myself in with the ethnic Russians in Estonia I always somehow end up getting into a heated conversation about politics. The questions I get asked are the same “Why … Continue reading

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Narva, Estonia

Hello again, It is very interesting to see how far my Russian has come since June. I have been comparing my progress to a couple years ago when I was a missionary in the Slovak Republic. I was in a … Continue reading

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Estonia

Hello all, I am really enjoying this Russian program here in Narva. This is by far the most effective language course that I have been apart of. I like how the program here has a even focus on every aspect … Continue reading

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Two More Weeks

We have about two weeks left in Estonia before we head back to the states. This deadline has met most people with happiness and disappointment as many of us will miss Estonia. Despite this however, we continue to make the … Continue reading

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Birthday in Narva / Tallinn Adventures!

Yesterday was my Birthday, and the second time I had a birthday while doing a Pitt summer Language program. I have a twin sister and this is the second time I am away from here on my birthday 😦 Every … Continue reading

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Putin’s Policy in Ukraine Justified by Historical Background And the International Relations Theory of Realism

Over the course of 2014, Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has been criticized by the west for his aggressive actions in Ukraine. I have even heard comparisons between Putin and Josef Stalin. On the other hand, most Russians I have talked … Continue reading

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This is NOT a Vacation (But I’m Loving Every Second)

We have been sent here by the Department of Defense in order to do one thing and one thing only: learn Russian. Every class, every piece of homework, every excursion, and every second of free time is designed to help … Continue reading

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