Posts By: Eliant Gomez Alanis

14 Jan
2016
Have you ever found yourself in a situation reading something in a foreign language and not unserstanding the meaning. So what are you doing? Most probably you will consult your dictionary, which nowadays lives somewhere in your phone. So you might launch your dictionary app. If it’s a latin based language it’s manageable, alltough you will ...
14 Jan
2016
Todo lo que empieza debe terminar, en éste artículo me despido después de haber pasado tres agradables meses en esta ciudad estudiando ruso. Anteriormente publiqué un artículo acerca de pasantías en el extranjero, creo que es una muy buena elección y por eso no me arrepiento de haber pasado este tiempo aquí. Les contaré un ...
14 Jan
2016
If you are studying in our Language centre in Riga, then this information might not be very useful for you, but if you are in Russia or somewhere else and want to visit this city, then I did some homework for you. When I travel to another country, especially across Europe, I like to review the ...
14 Jan
2016
Kamchatka was founded on the Kamchatka Peninsula in 2007. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski is the oldest town of Russian Far East with 196 thousand residents. The climate on the peninsula and the islands is severe with long and frosty winters (average  —25°C), and short, chilly and rainy summers (average +12°C). The nature of the Kamchatka Territory has an amazing ...
14 Jan
2016
A month ago I did the Russian certification test, TELC B1. This is a test worldwide recognized that gives value to your resume, no matter what personal reasons you have to learn Russian but I assure you that is always good to have a prove of your knowledge. At the beginning I had a rough ...
14 Jan
2016
Socialist Realism is the officially dominating art style for 50 years from the early 1930s. The style and content was set by the state in order to show the purpose of socialism and communism. There were some artists like Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (Кузьма Петров Водкин), Isaak Brodsky (Исак Бродски), Alexander Samokhvalov and Yuri Pimenov (Юри Пименов) who ...
14 Jan
2016
Сочни – it is a little pie made out of dough that resembles kind of a soft cookie dough. Inside the pie there is tvorog mixed with sugar, butter and eggs. You can find them in many shops and supermarkets by the bread section or in a кондитерская (konditerskaya) located all over town. Картошка – ...
14 Jan
2016
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A continuación les dejaré algunas razones por las que aprender ruso es un proceso interesante, divertido e importante. 1.-Turismo en Rusia, debido a que es un destino turístico muy visitado a nivel mundial, posee un gran riqueza cultural e histórica. Una de las mejores maneras de conocer dicho país, es conocer el idioma ya que no es lo mismo ...
30 Dec
2015
Have you ever wondered why do we need to give our passports whenever we want to purchase something in Russia? Passport is the only ID system allowed in Russia, in order to have control over the population and its activities this system was created, here’s the story. On December 27, 1932, the modern passport system ...
29 Dec
2015
A Taste of Russia: Russian Food Myths Russian Food Myths are simply a part of the Russian experience. After spending more than three months in this country you have realized that most of us we were mistaken about our conception with the Russian cuisine. Few years ago, I decided to buy a book about Russian food ...