Synopses & Reviews
Based on American rather than British English, this is among the first Russian dictionaries revised for the post-Soviet era. Includes new political terminology, new Russian institutions, new countries and republics and new city names. Contains 26,000 entries in the English-Russian section and 40,000 words in the Russian-English section. Irregularities in Russian declensions and conjugations appear at the beginning of each entry.
This impressive volume has been revised and updated for the new geographical realities of the '90s. It is the first Russian-English dictionary to cover all the linguistic changes--new political terminology, new Russian institutions, new place names--that have accompanied the breakup of the Soviet Union. This edition is ten percent larger than the first edition, with 27,000 words in the English-Russian section and 40,000 words in the Russian-English section.