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English SE site for Russian language questions exists.

Why no Russian SE site for English language questions? For example, it would be extremely useful to describe differences between synonyms or synonymic phrases. More of all - for people who begin to learn English (asking and explaining in English is difficult for them).

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    Does this answer your question? How can I propose a new site?
    – honk
    Nov 13 '20 at 10:34
  • @honk No, I propose here already.
    – oleedd
    Nov 13 '20 at 10:35
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    That is not how things work @oleedd
    – Luuklag
    Nov 13 '20 at 11:17
  • Why don't the English Language Learners and Russian Language sites take care of the requirements here? I don't understand why this is required. Nov 13 '20 at 17:19
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asking and explaining in English is difficult for them

Exactly, that's why they should practice English. Immersion is very important when acquiring a language. On English Language Learners, we see almost exclusively questions by users whose first language is not English. As long as they try to be clear, our regulars can figure out what they mean.

For example, it would be extremely useful to describe differences between synonyms or synonymic phrases.

It regularly happens that a question is asked like "In my native language, we have [word x] and [word y] which English seems to translate with a single [word z]. Can I really use it in this situation (where we always use [word x]) and in that situation (where we always use [word y])." One often does not need to be familiar with that language to explain how English handles it.

English SE site for Russian language questions exists.

Yes. (Though it's actually bilingual; some questions are actually asked in Russian.) I guess Stack Exchange makes an exception for English, since English is the standard language of the network. All staff members speak English, so they can intervene if things get out of hand on an English site; AFAIK there's only one who speaks Russian.

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  • English SE site for Russian exist. I think it is fair to create the opposite site.
    – oleedd
    Nov 13 '20 at 10:46
  • About synonyms - it is often reversed. 1 word in Russian - 3-4 in English.
    – oleedd
    Nov 13 '20 at 10:53
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    Glorfindel means that you can ask questions on the english site. Sites in a different language then English will not be created, see the answer to the duplicate question.
    – Luuklag
    Nov 13 '20 at 11:19
  • ">Exchange makes an exception for English" - Do you mean that only English has the reversed version?
    – oleedd
    Nov 13 '20 at 11:27
  • @oleedd да. Russian having its own site dedicated to the Russian language (Русский язык) is already a big exception (due to the site being taken over as part of the network that composed Stack Overflow на русском).
    – Glorfindel Mod
    Nov 13 '20 at 15:03
  • How to see the list of all language (only) SE sites?
    – oleedd
    Nov 13 '20 at 16:37
  • @oleedd How to list all language-related SE sites?
    – Glorfindel Mod
    Nov 13 '20 at 16:43
  • I thought that another way exists (direct list) but OK +1. So few such sites((( Even no need to search.
    – oleedd
    Nov 13 '20 at 16:48

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