Posts By: annesophie

22 Apr
2014
The Writings of Vladimir Nabokov: About His Life and Work Vladimir Nabokov ( 22/04/1899 2/07/1977) is a famous Russian and American writer. He was born in St. Petersburg in 1899 to a family that came from the Russian nobility. Very early, around the age of 6 years, he mastered English and also learned French. Moreover, ...
22 Apr
2014
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: The Man Who Created Cheka Lenin (22/04/1870 – 21/01/1924) is certainly one of the most famous personalities and the most important in the history of the twentieth century and the history of Russia. Revolutionary, political theorist and a man of Russian state, he is at the roof of the Soviet idea of class ...
22 Apr
2014
A Walk in a Park: The Kolomenskoye Museum​ Kolomenskoye museum is surrounded by a park and an ancient village with several Orthodox churches. It is located 10 km in the south of the center of Moscow. He became one of the suburbs of the Russian capital in 1960 and now belongs to the southern part of ...
21 Apr
2014
Meet Alexandre Braun (18 years old – Belgium) at Liden & Denz Moscow. What were you doing in the Belgium? Before coming here I finished high school and next year I will begin to study in university but I did not choose my speciality yet. I thought that maybe this year would help to find, but ...
21 Apr
2014
Easter is the most important celebration of Christendom. It commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion. In principle, this is the same celebration for Catholics / Protestants and Orthodox . But since the schism of 1054 and the separation of the two churches, traditions and customs for Easter have  ...
17 Apr
2014
Tram is Fast – An Epiphany After Moscow Traffic Jam Like in any big city, Moscow Traffic Jam is an experience of its own. Moscow is mired in daily traffic. This is a real problem, since every day, thousands of users spend some time blocked on the road. Did you know that Moscow is now the city ...
11 Apr
2014
There is no doubt, that these two cities are the heart of Russia, both culturally and historically. It is also true that when the rest of the world refers to Russia, we talk mainly of these two cities that are also the two largest  of the country. When Peter the Great decided to build St. ...
11 Apr
2014
9 Moscow Districts You Should Pay a Visit Numerous Moscow Districts only add to the charm this lady possesses. For its size, it is not difficult to imagine that Moscow has a large number of districts (районы) ! There are twelve « okrug »: nine are within the town, and the last three  outside (Zelenogradsky, Novomosky ...
11 Apr
2014
Everyone knows what the Bolshoi theatre is, as symbolic for Russia as the Eiffel Tower is for  France or Big Ben for England. Its image is also on the Russian bill of 100 rubles. It was the place of many historic openings such as the famous ballet “Swan Lake” in 1877 (and still played today!) ...
11 Apr
2014
Usually in a museum, we visit with the eyes. And sometimes, just looking can be boring. But with Kolomna Pastila museum, all your senses are awakened! Let yourself be carried away by the smell and taste of pastila! The place lives and breathes: a living museum to savor! You can visit the old factory and ...