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Jim M.



Los Angeles, CA
Hometown: Hermosa Beach

Organizer since:

November 11, 2007

Who is your favorite Russian poet?

It has always been Lermontov but I am leaning toward Pushkin being my favorite.

Which aerobic activities do you like: Ice Skating, Roller Skating, Bowling, Hiking, Bicyling, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Badminton, Volleyball, Frisbee throwing, Skiing, Hang Gliding, Picnics, Other ? If so which ones?

All of them

How well do you speak Russian?

Intermediate level

Did you ever live in a Russian speaking country? If so where?

This does constitute living in Russian but I spent a month visiting cities in Russian which were: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Veliky Novgorod, Suzdal and Vladimir. days in Moscow and 10 days in Saint Petersburg

What made you interested in Russian?

I have a grandparent who came from Russia. My grandparents on my father's side taught me to speak a mixture Russia, Ukrainian and Polish when I was little. My grandmother was Russian but born in the Ukraine and she married my Ukrainian grandfather who was born in the same village of Kuchmovka. From them my father was conceived in either the Ukraine, Leuthawania or Lavia and was born in the United States.


Привет все: я пришёл вету группу, потому что это выглядит как забавная группа и дает мне возможность говорить по-русский. Hello everybody: I joined this group because it looks like a fun group and gives me a chance to practice Russian.

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Lots of fun!

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