Sounds

from http://learnrussian.rt.com/phonetics/
1.2. Reduction
The vowel O can be pronounced in two ways.

If stressed, pronounce as O: If not stressed pronounce as A:
kôt, môl, tôm, dôm, môda, sôn, bôr, tôrt, gôsti, zôna, Rôdina, stôl, urôk, spôrt, dôllar, metrô lêto, têlo, plôxo, xorohô, kompâniq, progrâmma, normâl'no, mâslo, molokô, pîvo, dôrogo
1.3. Syllables and stress
In Russian, like in lots of other languages, words can be split into units of speech sounds — syllables ( – ). Russian words have different type of stress ( ^ ). Stress is the relative emphasis that may be given to certain syllables. Since the pronunciation of some vowels depends on where the stress falls, it is very important to get used to
^ ^- -^
Bâr Dôm Stôl Dîsk Sâd Pârk Nôl' Fâks Câj Stôp Vôd ka, Pî vo, Svî ter, Mŷh ka, Kô fe, Ô fis, Krî zis, Âd res, Knî ga, Gô rod Vi nô, Part nõr, Q zŷk, Ka fê, Fut bôl, Sa lât, Ga râw, Voj nâ, Wur nâl, Te âtr
^- – -^- - -^
Dê vuh ka, Bâ buh ka, Mê ned wer, Kôm na ta, Û li ça, Ô pe ra, Kâ me ra Muw cî na, Kom p'ũ ter, Kol lê ga, Pod rû ga, Ma hî na, Ga zê ta, Kvar tî ra, Pro fês sor Pro gram mîst, Kom mu nîst, Te le fôn, Re sto rân, Pre zi dênt, Ma ga zîn, Fi nan sîst, Kom mer sânt
1.4. The rules of reading consonants
All Russian consonants can be of two types — voiced and voiceless.
Some of them have pairs
B-P V-F G-K D-T Z-S W-H
And some are only of one type
Voiced — M, N, R, L, J
Voiceless — Ý, C, Ç, X
At the end of the word read them voiceless
Klub (p)
Zub (p)
Drug (k)
Vrag (k)
Flag (k)
Sneg (k)
Sad (t)
God (t)
Gorod (t)
Now (h)
Muw (h)
Gaz (s)
Glaz (s)
At the beginning of the word (if followed by a voiceless sound)
V (f) segda
V (f) cera
V (f) tornik
The combination ego is pronounced as evo
Seg (v) odnq
Eg (v) o
Moeg (v) o
Niceg (v) o

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