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Names of countries in Russian.

Alice Val Alice Val (2) on 04/08/17

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I'd like to learn how you pronounce names of different countries in Russian? For example, the USA, the UK, Russia and so on.

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The USA - США.

The United States of America - Соединённые Штаты Америки. America - Америка.

England - Англия.

Great Britain is Великобритания.

Russia is Россия;

Germany - Германия;

France - Франция;

Italy - Италия;

Spain - Испания;

China - Китай;

Japan - Япония;

Korea - Корея;

Portugal - Португалия;

Israel - Израиль.

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Alice Val Alice Val (2) on 04/08/17

The United States of America is 'Соединённые Штаты Америки'. But we usually say ‘America’ (Америка).

As for the UK, we usually say ‘England’ (Англия). But we mean the UK. The official name of the UK in Russian is Великобритания (Great Britain).


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