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The Russian Knowledge Factory

70 years experience of Russian and Russia!
United Kingdom


The four translators who form The Russian Knowledge Factory are leading British translators from Russian into English.
Between us, we have some 70 years of experience in translation.


All four of us have Diplomas in Translation from the Institute of Linguists (UK)
and three have first-class honours degrees in Russian from British universities.
We have travelled extensively in Russia and the former Soviet Republics,
and have a wide knowledge of the language and culture of this Russian speaking area.

Specific areas of expertise

Jack Doughty: Engineering, Aerospace, Defence, Patents
Dan Brennan: Journalism, Adventure Travel, Football, Aid Agencies
David Knowles: Civil Law, Technical, Computing, Website Translation
Clive Wilshin: Politics, Economics, Nuclear Power, Oil & Gas Industries

Examples of our work

The easiest place to see examples of our work is to look at the ProZ website, where we have provided advice to fellow professionals on a wide variety of topics. Just click on a name below.

David Knowles
Jack Doughty
Dan Brennan
Clive Wilshin

We will of course provide more extensive samples of our work on request.
Team language pairs 1
  • Russian to English
Team leader
David Knowles
David Knowles
Specialist in Civil Law & Contracts
David Knowles
Qualified in mathematics and computing <br> as well as Russian to English translation <br><br> <b>Specialities</b> <br><br> Technical, computing, civil and contract law,<br> current affairs, politics, music, <br> website translation.
Team members 4
The sports specialists
United Kingdom
Jack Doughty
Jack Doughty
Translator since 1953
United Kingdom
Clive Wilshin
Clive Wilshin
Translations that read like originals

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