Russian Alphabet

The Russian alphabet uses the Cyrillic writing system. Cyrillic is said to be a daughter of the Byzantine Greek writing system, and a granddaughter of Middle-Eastern writing systems. This is the reason why some Russian letters are similar to  Greek or Latin letters.
There are 33 letters in the Russian alphabet: ten of them represent vowel sounds; 21 letters represent consonant sounds and two of them are silent symbols. In this lesson you will learn how Russian letters are written and pronounced. 

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The Russian letters are presented below in alphabetical order. Try to find the new Russian letter in each given word: 

Pronouncing the Russian alphabet

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