Hi Artem,...it's completely normal. I've concluded that the only way I am going to break through this barrier is to try and speak Russian more regularly, with lots of different people. Especially tutors who will ask me questions that I have not had the chance to think about. So I need to grasp the nettle with both hands, or take the bull by the horns. I will also have to find the local Russian speakers here, while you spot the English-speaking ones in your neck of the woods!