The former Soviet Union consisted of fifteen republics. The largest in area and population is Russia. Here is a list of the former Soviet republics and their capitals:
After Moscow, the most famous capital is Kiev. Another spelling of this city is Kyiv which is based on Ukrainian rather than Russian. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are known as the Baltic republics.
Related languages have a number of words which are similar to one another. In the branch of linguistics known as historical linguistics, the...
The opera "Turandot" features an Asian princess who many men wish to marry. However, if they wish to do so, they must answer thre...
English has eight inflectional affixes. They are affixes which have a grammatical function but do not change the class of a word. They alw...
Though English stress is normally on the first syllable of the word, it can in fact appear on any syllable. It is rather difficult to predic...