Oddities of the Russian language

What is the “strangeness of the Russian language”? Those who learn Russian language face a lot of strange and inexplicable rules. Here are some of them:


There are letters that look exactly like in the Latin alphabet, but they sound different.

The letters “Ъ” and “Ь” do not have their own sounds.

The verb “to be” has no present time, but there is a future and a past.

To turn a sentence into a question, you just need to change the intonation and put a question mark. For example: He is at work. He is at work?

Five letters in succession Г Д Е Ё Ж form a sentence “Where is the hedgehog?”.