Preparing for STARTALK? Here's some help for learning the alphabet! July 20, 2018 STARTALK officially gets underway in 10 days! That doesn't seem like a lot of time, but if you dedicate 20 minutes a day to studying the Russian alphabet, you will come in ready and ahead of the game! The Russian alphabet is officially known as the "Cyrillic" alphabet, named after a Christian theologian ... Read more about Preparing for STARTALK? Here's some help for learning the alphabet!