Learn Russian online: RUnet

RUnet

So you're learning Russian over the Internet. But do you know anything about the Russian Internet? In this episode of Ruspod Shorts, you'll learn the essential web vocabulary, and find out what services and social networks are more powerful than Google or Facebook when it comes to the 1/6 of the land called Russia.


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Vocabulary

интернет
[een-tehr-NEHT]

the Internet

рунет
[roo-NEHT]

Runet, the Russian segment of the Internet

компьютер
[kahm-PYOO-tehr]

computer

браузер
[brah-oo-zehr]

browser

айфон
[ai-FOHN]

iphone

сеть
[syeht']

net, network

вайфай-сеть
[wai-FAI syeh't]

wi-fi network

Яндекс
[YAHN-dex]

 Yandex, Russian competitor of Google

вконтакте
[vkahn-TAHK-tyeh]

In Contact, Russian competitor of Facebook

контакт
[kahn-TAHKT]

contact

класс
[klahss]

class

одноклассники
[ahd-nah-KLAHSS-nee-kee]

classmate

живой
[zhyh-VOI]

live

журнал
[zhoor-NAHL]

magazine, or journal

живой журнал
[zhyh-VOI zhoor-NAHL]

Livejournal

френд
[frehnd]

a "friend" on the Internet

друг
[drook]

 an actual friend