Watching Children’s TV is a Language Learning Tool

Language learning tool

Watching Children’s TV is a Language Learning Tool Hello everyone! Waht is your main language learning tool ?! Today we will be looking at a good way to learn Russian that can be enjoyable and teach you about Russian culture at the same time. A great way to practice your Russian is through watching television… Continue reading


5 Interesting Russian Language Facts

Russian Language Facts

5 Interesting Russian Language Facts Russian language facts are not something you read about every day. Nevertheless, Russian is a very mysterious language for those who do not speak it. To a beginner, it can be both exciting and overwhelming because the alphabet is very unique, words are not pronounced how they are written, and it is… Continue reading


What to Try This Week- CoCoCo


Suggestion To Experiment This Week – CoCoCo, local If you’re looking for local, feel-good restaurant, look no further. КоКоКо, or CoCoCo, is a unique restaurant and bar located in St. Petersburg, just a short walk away from Nevsky Prospekt. Established by Sergey Shnurov, they are well known for serving traditional Russian cuisine with a modern twist. Sergey… Continue reading


The Red Army Ensemble Visited St.Petersburg!

Red Army Ensemble

The Red Army Ensemble Visited St. Petersburg! Last night the Alexandrov Ensemble of the Red Army performed a show at the Oktyabriskiy Big Concert Hall in St.Petersburg. Since 1998 the official the name of the ensemble is Академический ансамбль песни и пляски Российской Армии имени А. В. Александрова (Academic Ensemble of Song and Dance of the… Continue reading


Kommunalki in St.Petersburg

There are various kommunalki in St.Petersburg. Коммуналки, kommunalki or communal apartments, began to develop after the 1917 revolution. Communal apartments are shared apartments in city centers, often shared between roughly 5 families. Each family would have the government assign them a room in an apartment, the size of which was determined by the number of people… Continue reading


An Afternoon at Дом Kниги (House of Books)

If you are traveling to St.Petersburg the first place you will likely go is Не́вский проспе́кт (Nevsky Prospekt). The famous street is always filled with attractions, such as stores and monuments, that would take you many days to fully experience. I suggest that you take the time to relax and spend an afternoon at the historic Singer… Continue reading


The Beauty of Winter in Russia

“You’re going to Russia in the winter?!” is a question that anyone traveling to Russia during the winter months is guaranteed to hear. The question is often followed by, “Are you crazy?” Contrary to popular belief, traveling to Russia in the winter can be a pleasurable, fulfilling, and exciting experience. There are many activities and celebrations that travelers… Continue reading



Hello everyone! My name is Allison and I am the new editorial assistant at Liden & Denz. For the next month I will be writing about Russian culture, life, and events, with a focus on St.Petersburg. Let me introduce myself! I am 21 years old and I am from the United States. In December I… Continue reading