Your Russian-speaking client or partner may not come from Russia or be of Russian ancestry.
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Having a website in several languages may be a good idea for many reasons from regulatory compliance to increased customer loyalty to higher sales. If Russian is one the languages on your website, here are some tips on how to make sure the language name is displayed correctly. In English, … Continue reading How Should You Refer to the Russian Language on Your Website?
Translations that read at a low grade level are based on assumptions that may not apply to Russian speakers in the US.
Many translators use software tools to ensure their translations are consistent and their client’s formatting and code are preserved.
Are you ready to translate, and should you? There are a few things to keep in mind to make sure you are prepared to perform effectively and serve your clients well.
Russian feminist Nastya Krasilnikova recently came across a sexist article in the Russian version of GQ. However, following the link to the American magazine where this article first appeared, Nastya discovered that the author was a woman. It appears that many points in the translation have been changed beyond simple cultural adaptation.
After only going to US-based events, I decided to attend the BP19 (Business and Practice) conference, which took place in the city of Bologna in Italy this year.
I am sometimes asked how the interactions between Russia and the US will affect the demand for Russian translation and interpreting. The political climate certainly impacts language services by affecting trade and international cooperation. However, English and Russian are not the exclusive purview of Russia and the US. Here are some areas where Russian is needed independently of … Continue reading Demand for Russian Outside US-Russia Relations
By now, many people will have seen and enjoyed a Star Wars spin-off movie Rogue One. One of the things that occurred to me after watching it was the challenge of translating the word "rogue."