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City transport

by Natalia Kulikova


Posted on February 15, 2013 at 12:00 AM.



A very important thing for a tourist is to not lose your way around the city, and know how to get from point A to point B without much trouble. In this episode of Ruspod Shorts, you'll learn about the main kinds of public transportation in Russia, and improve your Russian too!


метро [myet-ROH] — subway
автобус [ahf-TOH-boos] — bus
билет [bee-LYEHT] — ticket
маршрутка [mahr-SHROOT-kah] — a shuttle-bus, or marshrutka
такси [tahk-SEE] — taxi


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