The following transliteration and pronunciation is given for the classical Latin alphabet and does not match with the rules of orthography and pronunciation of English. Therefore do not pronounce Russian words how to you like represent sounds in English.
For example: The Latin letter U should not be pronounced as the English word you. U = YOU = OO
Besides, in Russian, as in many other languages, words are pronounced differently than they are spelled. For example, the French PEUGEOT is actually pronounced as PEZHO. And Russian Moscow (in Russian - Москва / Moskva) is actually pronounced as MAskva.
Our transliterated text does always matches the correct pronunciation! Dashes below indicate stress (accent) a certain syllable in a word. If you doubt the correct pronunciation, click on the live audio link in Russian Link to sound