Russian National Corpus
This online database contains a corpus of the modern Russian language incorporating over 500 million words. The corpus of Russian is a reference system based on a collection of Russian text extracts in electronic form.
The Corpus is a valuable tool for professional linguists, Russian language teachers, and university students.
Historical Grammar of the Russian Language
A book by V.V. Ivanov. Free full text can be downloaded in PDF format.
A great reference and information portal for the Russian language. Includes many useful online glossaries and handbooks, such as:
Guide to spelling, pronunciation and text editing in Russian
A Russian language handbook. Authors: D.Rosenthal, E.Dzhandzhakova, N.Kabanova.
Folklore and post-folklore: the structure, typology, semiotics at Ruthenia.ru
A collection of Russian language publications (free full text, more than 200 articles) of the Centre for Typological and Semiotic Folklore Studies, Russian State University for Humanities (Центр типологии и семиотики фольклора Российского государственного гуманитарного университета).
Pre-Reform Russian Orthography
A Russian language information portal. Free full text articles, text extracts, bibliography and more at Slovnik.rusgor.ru
Old Russian Language Dictionary, 11th-14th century
This valuable reference work is available at Slovari.ru
Speak and Write Russian Correctly
A book by a famous Russian linguist, Professor D. Rosenthal, known as the author of multiple guidebooks, learnbooks, dictionaries of Russian language.
Words Living and Words Dead
A book by Nora Gal, a translator, literary critic, and translation theorist, about the Russian language. There, she challenged conventions and advocated lively word choice and sentence structure over passive, cluttered, and official tone, simplicity and flow over the accepted heavy, cold, and technical style.
Russian word stress
A handbook at Dic.academic.ru
Rules for writing formal letters in Russian.
An online handbook.
Russian Spelling Rules
A useful Russian language online handbook.
A collection of useful articles
Alexey Mikheev, a Russian linguist, reveals unusual Russian words and words in the language that have double meanings.
A very useful and well-structured online Russian-English handbook.
A quick and easy guide to diminutives published at Tvtropes.org.
By Marc L. Greenberg, University of Kansas (USA)
This article is published at Russiasgreatwar.org The website is developed and hosted by the Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center at the University of Kansas.
A very useful online transliteration tool
Conversion from Latin script to Russian Cyrillic letters.
A great transliteration tool
for a number of Slavic languages including Russian and Old Russian Orthography.
A book by Paul Cubberley
25 pages (Introduction - Historical Background - Language Features) are provided on the website of the Library of Congress.
An introductory article by Jonathan Barnes, Boston University (USA)
(Short title: Hyperarticulating Russian Unstressed Vowels)
Full text in PDF format is available on the website of Boston University.