Ruslan Russian Grammar - Compiled by John Langran, Ruslan Limited. General Editor Ashot Vardanyan, University of Iowa. Clear explanations in simple English, with lots of examples from contemporary Russian. A large number of photos and illustrations to help you memorize useful words and phrases. Recorded examples from poetry and songs. Explanations are followed by exercises to practice points as they are introduced, plus classroom activities for speaking, and suggestions for further work.