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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #1 on Russian Language has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

You lost your “beta” label in 2019, so welcome to your very first edition of Community Promotion Ads, for the year of 2020! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Questions that are too specific

I was looking at the description of tag "склонение" and found that it suggests that people ask questions of the form "What ending should I use for this noun?" I think that it is a bad form of ...
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Collecting sources for learning Russian - community wiki on main

According to the responses to my question about Is it appropriate on RLU to ask for tutorials in private beta we should create a community wiki post which contains a collection of tutorials, blogs and ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Should "aspect" be a synonym for the "вид" tag?

Should "aspect" be a synonym for the "вид" tag? I don't have enough reputation to suggest synonyms, but it seems like it would make sense for those who do not know the names of grammatical terms in ...
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SIte popularization and new users involving

Is there any ideas how the site could be promoted? It's already a lot of time in beta status, and statistics is not going to become better than it is. And everything okay but new quesions count — it ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Implications of using backtick (inline code) markup for Russian text

User @Mołot reached me in a comment raising concerns about using backtick notation for visual markup. De-facto this kind of markup has been used quite often at Russian SE by many users (including me) ...
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About tags [stress], [ударение], [accent], [акцент]

We have tags: stress, ударение, accents, акцент. First two of them are not synonyms yet while they obviously should be, so I am requesting our moderators to merge them. It’s not so easy with the ...
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Question bodies in other languages

Are questions asked in another (third) languages allowed to be asked? Is SE designed to be specifically English-centric (if so, link to relevant blog post or FAQ for those of us not familiar with SE ...
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2021 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Russian Language Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next ...
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Database of English words with Russian translation

I have been building some web-based tools for learning using a database of words that comes from OpenRussian. For example the entry for the noun машина has the English translations: car; machine, ...
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Why was this question of mine closed?

Why on earth was this question of mine closed? Do I need a comma in "Здравствуйте вновь!"? No dictionary contains an answer to my question.
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The tag “verb-aspects” should be renamed to “verb-aspect”

As in the title—it just doesn’t work in plural in this context as an abstract category. It’ś like saying we are discussing “lengths” instead of “length”.
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"What are the best language-learning resource collections for background X and interest Y?"

There was one time years back when I was looking for a computer, which I intended to use to run Linux and build software, and I posted a question saying to a hardware company's list saying "I think I ...
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Is asking to translate a short paragraph from English to Russian on topic here?

I want to see if I'm allowed to ask such a question in the main site? Would you please translate the following paragraphs into Russian? a proposal for creating a remote sensing and ...
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How should I advertise a new SE proposal?

I just started a Soviet Union SE proposal on Area 51. How should I advertise it on this site? Do I just post a question on the main board, or have to go to chat?
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New wiki-question : online publications sorted by the names

After following the link provided by @theUg in his question Are the Russian “рыжий” and French “rouge” (red) related? / Как связаны русское «рыжий» и французское «rouge»? , I ...