Working languages:
Russian to English
English to Russian
English (monolingual)

Kurt Porter
Experienced translator/interpreter

Tyumen, Tyumenskaya Oblast'
Local time: 19:55 +05 (GMT+5)

Native in: English 
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Affiliations Blue Board: Quality Translations International, Inc.
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Training, Project management, Operations management
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Government / PoliticsLaw: Contract(s)
Military / DefenseLaw (general)
Marketing / Market ResearchLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 878, Questions answered: 526, Questions asked: 24
Blue Board entries made by this user  2 entries

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 8
Glossaries Aerospace/Aviation/Space, Business, Computers/Technical, Construction / Civil Engineering (Tech/Engineering), Education/Pedagogy, General, Law (Contracts), Law (Patents), Medical: Health Care, Military/Defense-related

Experience Years of translation experience: 20. Registered at Jul 2004. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Russian to English (Union of Translators of Russia)
Russian to English (US Department of Defense, verified)
Memberships Union of Translators of Russia (UTR), American Translators Association (ATA)
Software Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOC), Russian (DOC)
Professional practices Kurt Porter endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
Russian>English translation of a wide variety of political, military, business, technical and scientific literature

Minimum eight pages per day (1 page = 1500 characters in target language, with spaces)

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Standard translation rates:
f0-us.gif USD90-120 per 1000 words, or hourly rate USD30-36
f0-ee2.gif EUR70-90 per 1000 words, or hourly rate EUR24-30
f0-uk.gif GBP55-75 per 1000 words, or hourly rate GBP20-24

The rates listed should be considered only as an indication.
The actual rate must be agreed for each specific case and
it depends on volume, subject, file format and timeframe
of the specific assignment.

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Contact details:
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Mobile : +7 916 208 3078
Kurt Porter - Quality Translations International Briefly about mesize +1>
I am a retired Naval military linguist who has had a wide variety of assignments in translation, interpretation, and teaching.

Employment Experiencesize +1>
Translated United States and Russian Government briefings, speeches, talking points, proposals, and scientific-technical mission reports pertaining to International Arms Control Treaties and Conventions and military to military contacts

Senior conference interpreter, providing simultaneous and consecutive interpretation during conferences, lectures and seminars on international affairs and security studies

Extensive Russian-language advanced courses (2-3 weeks in duration) in the subjects of protocol, disarmament, diplomacy and etiquette, and interpretation/translation techniques, from 1989-present

Professional Credosize +1>
While I work into and from Russian/English as an interpreter, I fully support the idea that one should only translate into one's native tongue. For an accurate translation, the client should hire a professional translator who is a native speaker of the target language.

References and more information available on request
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 1175
PRO-level pts: 878

Top languages (PRO)
Russian to English614
English to Russian88
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Business/Commerce (general)88
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters66
Ships, Sailing, Maritime55
Law (general)55
Law: Contract(s)52
Aerospace / Aviation / Space44
Poetry & Literature42
Pts in 44 more flds >

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Keywords: military, defense, army, navy, air force, international relations, security studies, disarmament, native english, business, finance, economics, politics, contracts, social science, technical translations, tourism

Profile last updated
Feb 24, 2014

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