Posts by: Anna Russell

09 Jul
2021
I can’t believe my time in Russia, and at Liden and Denz, has already come to an end. Although I have been studying online since the end of February, I have only been in St Petersburg for 6 weeks or so. I’ve had such an amazing time here and it seems like only a few ...
05 Jul
2021
Whenever you arrive in a new city, one of the first things to get to grips with is always the public transport network. Despite apps like Google Maps and Citymapper making life a lot easier when it comes to travelling around St Petersburg, these apps can’t tell you everything and it’s worth spending some time ...
18 Jun
2021
If you’ve been keeping up with these blogs, you might know that I have finally made it to Russia! Although I had to isolate for two weeks upon arrival, thankfully this has now finished and I am steadily beginning to explore St Petersburg and all it has to offer. As I have only been ‘free’ ...
03 Jun
2021
When I first began blogging here at Liden & Denz, you might remember that in my first post I talked about how I longed to come to Russia, and how I was studying online for the time being due to ongoing travel restrictions. I’m pleased to say I have now finally made it to Saint ...
25 May
2021
You might have spotted that several of our recent blog posts have been written by Amy Wyatt, one of the current interns at Liden & Denz. Normally Amy is the one doing the writing, but this week we’ve turned the tables and have asked her a few questions! Read on to find out more about ...
17 May
2021
Russia is well-known for its fabulous classical music. However, it’s not always easy to recall exactly who gave Russia this reputation. You may have heard of at least a few Russian composers (perhaps Tchaikovsky) but beyond names, it can be difficult to recall any facts about them if you haven’t ever studied music, let alone ...
06 May
2021
Victory Day in Russia is coming up at the end of this week, and as usual, there is plenty planned. The annual parade will take place this year, having been postponed last year due to the pandemic, as well as the Immortal Regiment. Of course, May 9th only happens once a year; however, there are ...
22 Apr
2021
Happy Earth Day 2021! Today, April 22nd, is the day when around the world people take time to reflect on and show support for the natural world, and all we can do to help it. The day has taken place annually for over 50 years; it was even the date chosen for the main signing ...
20 Apr
2021
Online learning has enabled us all to try new things that previously we wouldn’t have thought possible. Learning languages has definitely been a skill that many have decided to pick up during this past year, and for some, it has opened the door to a whole new world. With its group classes and inventive methods, ...
12 Apr
2021
If you’ve ever been lucky enough to visit Russia, you will probably have tasted Russian cuisine and marvelled at the variety of dishes on offer. However, did you know that some Russian specialities are also widely available in the UK? Here’s a list of the top five Russian foods you might find in Britain. 1. ...