Lena and Arsen come from opposite sides of the Soviet Union, yet they have a similar problem: their parents want to guide their lives. In fact, everyone around them interferes with their blossoming happiness as Lena and Arsen struggle to find their own path in life.
Reading Russian books at your own level is one of the best things you can do when learning Russian. This beautiful story about two young people in Russia will boost your language skills in an enjoyable way!
- 70 pages of text
- written in present tense
- side notes contain translations of new words
- contains a full glossary Russian-English
Also called “Утро”, this painting hangs in the Tretyakov Gallery of Art in Moscow. It is one of the most famous paintings in Russia. The painting plays an important role in this story, which is based on the lives of two real people: the girl pictured in the painting and a boy from Kazakhstan.
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