A Curated Guide to Russian Phonology

Do you ever have trouble pronouncing Russian words? This video will demystify some of the most difficult sounds in the Russian language and show you around the phonological soundscape of the Russian language. Brought to you by Liden & Denz intern Ryan Gourley. Let us know in the comments what the hardest sounds are for… Continue reading

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Всем Привет!

Hello post

Greetings from Russia with, well, rain – and lots of it. Hello everyone, I’m Kamila – Liden & Denz’s new blogger – I’ll be based in Moscow for the next six weeks, studying Russian and updating you about expat life in the city. This is actually my second stint at Liden & Denz, I spent… Continue reading

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Mariinsky Experience: Why Opera Should be on Everyone’s Bucket List

Mariinsky Experience: Why Opera Should be on Everyone’s Bucket List Allow me to start this blog post off with a disclaimer: I decided to join my friends to an opera for the sole purpose of scratching off a point from my bucket list. Though I am an avid an of the performing arts and enjoy… Continue reading

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7 Great Russian Cartoons

Want a fun way to boost your vocabulary, improve your pronunciation, and learn more about Russian culture at the same time? Then try watching some Russian cartoons! The country has a great tradition of animation – there are so many to choose from, you’re bound to find something you enjoy. From Russian versions of Western… Continue reading

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10 Untranslatable Russian Words

Ever struggled to find the right words in English to describe your undying love for one person, your hair-of-the-dog hangover cure or the humdrum of everyday life? Look no further! These untranslatable Russian words provide a glimpse into the mysteries of the language and give you a whole new set of vocabulary to use. 1)… Continue reading

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