Russian language - Podcasts, audio lessons, and audiobooks

On this page you will find links to online Russian podcasts, Russian audio lessons and audiobooks. Most of the sites listed below allow you to download podcast files (mp3, wma, etc.) to your computer for free. Usually you can find Russian transcript for each audio clip.

Regular listening of Russian podcasts and audiobooks will help you learn basic Russian words and basic Russian phrases and will improve not only your listening, but also general communication skills in Russian language.

The difficulty level is indicated by color circles:

  • for beginner/elementary level,
  • for intermediate level – ,
  • for advanced learners – .

If you want to suggest an online resource for learning Russian, see the instructions here.