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  • 24th March 2023

    We completely reworked the Categories! We created new ones and completely redid all collections of words. Additionally we have verb-pairs in there now, an example sentence for each entry and a stylish AI picture to top it of.

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  • 18th March 2023

    We switched our Text-to-Speech audio generation for sentences from AWS Polly to Yandex. The new voice sounds so much better! It cost a lot to run it over all words and sentences but we spare not expenses for our users!

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  • 8th March 2023

    In the Media section there is a new tab "Radio". There you can now listen to more than 1000 Russian radio stations.

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  • 6th March 2023

    Reworked register/login popup design.

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  • 23rd February 2023

    Heavily reworked the Media section. It now features "Today's choices", "Videos", a placeholder for "Music" and the "Scenarios".

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  • 28th April 2022

    First mini Media feed.

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  • 17th March 2022

    You can save sentences to your list now, find them in My Words (thanks to user Las_par45 for the idea!)

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  • 1st March 2022

    Improved search

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  • 9th February 2022

    You can edit verb participles now

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  • 5th February 2022

    Simplified the database schema, unified all forms into table words_forms

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  • 2nd December 2021

    We started recording of all sentences with real voices (will take a long time to go through all >400,000 sentences)

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  • 15th October 2021

    All scenarios now have audio recordings

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  • 26th September 2021

    Dialogs linked from their vocabulary words

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  • 20th September 2021

    We have a featured dialog on the front page now

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  • 4th August 2021

    Database downloads now from TogetherDB, the best online database

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  • 8th May 2021

    Words now can be tagged as colloquial or archaic

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  • 16th April 2021

    Scenarios can now have audio as well - Yana is working on the recordings!

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  • 18th March 2021

    New scenario area: New structure, stream-like and all free to view now

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  • 16th February 2021

    New design, so beautiful!

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  • 1st February 2021

    You can now report a word

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  • 1st February 2021

    You can now display all sentences belonging to a word

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  • 17th June 2020

    removed advertisements for everyone 🕺

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  • 13th June 2020

    admins can add new words now

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  • 4th June 2020

    added dozens of new words (with big thanks to Sandy!)

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  • 17th May 2020

    can set "plural" as pseudo noun gender

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  • 3rd May 2020

    word page shows word partner and other minor improvements

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  • 22nd April 2019

    improved flashcard learning and introduced learning points

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  • 14th April 2019

    finalized word vocabulary levels

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  • 5th March 2019

    all learning methods now work with word difficulty levels

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  • 19th February 2019

    translations can have info and example now

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  • 29th January 2019

    translate with Google Translate (start page and search results)

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  • 21st December 2018

    christmas hat for the logo 🎅

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  • 7th December 2018

    extended the scenarios

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  • 6th November 2018

    search result sentences highlight search term now

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  • 3rd November 2018

    audio for sentences in search results

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  • 23rd October 2018

    audio in wordlists and category lists

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  • 12th October 2018

    vocabulary: A1 + A2

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  • 9th October 2018

    new word type "expression", for example добрый вечер

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  • 11th September 2018

    each scenario now has a vocabulary list of the words used in it

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  • 24th August 2018

    we have real word scenarios with dialogs now!

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  • 21st August 2018

    russian keyboard improvement

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  • 8th June 2018

    translations divided into primary and secondary newsEntries

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  • 22nd May 2018

    new section "usage" for words

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  • 27th April 2018

    words can now have tags

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  • 27th March 2018

    new learning module: construct sentences

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  • 12th February 2018

    audio for all declensions, conjugations etc

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  • 7th February 2018

    download of full words database

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  • 29th January 2018

    Huge update to the word editing system

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  • 27th November 2018

    Google Translate integration on index page

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  • 23rd November 2018

    New learning module: Sentence construction on each word page

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  • 18th November 2018

    New website structure (pages Dictionary, My Words, Learn and Scenarios)

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  • 10th November 2018

    You can now choose the website background in your profile

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  • 9th November 2018

    Google Translate function in search for users with a Pro Account

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  • 27th October 2018

    ~20%% more words of the sentences are linked now

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  • 15th October 2018

    You can now also edit the accents of words

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  • 30th August 2018

    We developed scenarios about what to say in everyday situations like in a taxi, etc

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  • 20th August 2018

    We now have a privacy page

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  • 21st June 2018

    Words now have a 'usage info' section

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  • 26th March 2018

    Learning words by filling out sentences

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  • 6th February 2018

    Reading out of all declensions, conjugations and more!

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  • 30th January 2018

    New database downloads at GitHub ^^

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  • 14th December 2017

    Introduced tags

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  • 3rd October 2017

    Redesign

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  • 20th September 2017

    Introducing ads - sorry everyone!

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  • 2nd September 2017

    Added sentences to start page

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  • 28th May 2017

    Added more than 10 new categories

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  • 11th May 2017

    All example sentences do show the stresses now for all words, where possible

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  • 30th March 2017

    Besides declinations also conjugations now show a little hint when there is a stress change

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  • 28th March 2017

    Links to other sources for words (see e.g. чудо) at the bottom

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  • 18th February 2017

    Showing short forms for adjectives

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  • 18th February 2017

    Nouns now show when there is a stress change (see e.g. глаз)

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  • 23rd December 2016

    Ability to purchase a pro account to support the site (and to pay Amazon Polly)

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  • 20th December 2016

    Integrated Text-to-Speech service Amazon Polly to read russian sentences and words we have no audio for

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  • 3rd November 2016

    Deleted 3 000 false translation from the database

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  • 24th October 2016

    The search now supports partial results. E.g. searching for 'dependent' gives results for 'self-dependent' and not only results for translations that begin with 'dependent'

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  • 27th September 2016

    The website is now available via https, i.e. your visits on this website cannot be recorded by a middle man wiretapping the internet line

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  • 4th June 2016

    When learning the flashcards now don't cycle endlessly but when marked as known get blocked for some time so a learning session can come to an end

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  • 18th May 2016

    Trainer for you to learn your dictionary words with flashcards

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  • 28th April 2016

    You can compose your own dictionary now when registered

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  • 27th February 2016

    Mini restyling

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  • 12th February 2016

    Language choices per flags

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  • 19th January 2016

    Chosen language stored in cookie

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  • 28th October 2015

    Enabled OpenSearch (e.g. in Chrome type openrussian.org->[tab key]->giraffe->enter)

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  • 27th October 2015

    Adverbs have a link to their adjective

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  • 23rd August 2015

    Editing of verbs (imperatives, past, present, future)

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  • 19th August 2015

    The search supports numbers now, e.g. 1234

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  • 21st June 2015

    Info for sentence/example editing

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  • 20th June 2015

    Editing of adjectives' declensions (this was quite hard to implement actually)

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  • 13th June 2015

    Added Natalija's and my beautiful pictures in contact :)

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  • 20th May 2015

    The declensions of nouns are now editable

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  • 15th May 2015

    Discover section to browse through the dictionary. Not sure if it will actually be used, we will see! ^^

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  • 2nd May 2015

    New pages for English and German words, mostly for SEO, e.g. http://en.openrussian.org/en/mouse ^^

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  • 24th April 2015

    Editing of word translations

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  • 12th April 2015

    Support to enter russian letters in the search field with the keyboard icon

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  • 11th April 2015

    Search for derived forms of a russian word

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  • 15th March 2015

    Lots of optimization on the search

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  • 7th March 2015

    Website translation to German and fetched German example sentences and word translations

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  • 21st February 2015

    ~150,000 example sentences from Tatoeba integrated.

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  • 8th February 2015

    5,011 audio samples from Shtooka integrated.

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  • 5th February 2015

    Lots of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

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  • 31st January 2015

    Going live

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  • 29th January 2015

    New website layout

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  • 15th January 2015

    First data from Wiktionary and Dicipedia

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  • 7th January 2015

    Start

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