Professor Maia Kipp, a native Russian and Chekhov scholar, speaks the place and people names from The Bear, by Anton Chekhov. For instruction in a Russian accent of English, see Paul Meier’s website.
(Dedicated) to N.N. Solovtsov
Recorded by Professor Maia Kipp, edited by Paul Meier, November 3, 2007; a revision of an earlier file made March 27, 2001. Running time 00:00:46.
Yelena Ivanovna Popova
Grigory Stepanovich Smirnov
Other names, to which the characters refer in the play