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Middlebury College (Russian)
University of Colorado School of Law (J.D.)
Russian is a challenging language, but learning it can be fun! I majored in Russian at Middlebury College in Vermont, I studied at Pushkin Language Institute in Moscow, and I was a graduate student and Russian instructor at Georgetown University. I have over 20 years of experience as a professional translator and interpreter.
Learning Russian has taken me to many interesting places. In addition to traveling all around the former Soviet countries, I interpreted for President Bill Clinton at the White House, I have the "voice of interpreter" on CNN, C-SPAN and network news programs, and I have had the chance to meet and interpret for presidents, cosmonauts, human rights activists, and many other interesting people.
Knowing Russian has created many great experiences for me, and I would love to help you learn this beautiful language. Russian is a challenging language, but learning it can be fun! I majored in Russian at Middlebury College in Vermont, I studied at Pushkin Language Institute in Moscow, and I was a graduate student and Russian instructor at
John and I worked on conversational Russian based on high level political and economic news articles. He is engaging and patient. Highly recommended.
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I majored in Russian in college and have spent over three years living and working in Russian-speaking countries. I have many years of experience as a professional Russian translator. When I lived in Washington, D.C., a few years ago, I was a successful freelance interpreter, working for television networks, international institutions, and the U.S. State Department. During this time I was also an adjunct instructor of Russian at Georgetown University for a semester.