Mystery You Can’t Miss in Russia: Secret Police, Spies and the Cheka

Cheka

Mystery You Can’t Miss in Russia: Secret Police, Spies and The Cheka The Cheka, originally known as “The All-Russian Extraordinary Commission for Combating Counter-Revolution and Sabotage” was founded on 20th December 1917 by Vladimir Lenin. The Russian Civil War had started a month earlier, and anti-Bolshevik uprisings were increasing rapidly. To combat this the Cheka was tasked with dealing with… Continue reading

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Russian Exam for Foreigners

My telc exam I have just taken my telc exam at Liden & Denz, and thought that it would be a good opportunity to explain to fellow students what I got out of the classes and why it actually ended up being a far more rewarding experience than I originally expected. There are more than… Continue reading

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My experiences of the telc exam

I have just taken my telc exam at Liden & Denz, and thought that it would be a good opportunity for me to explain to fellow students what I got out of the classes and why it actually ended up being a far more rewarding experience than I originally expected. It turns out that telc… Continue reading

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Greetings from St. Petersburg!

Всем Привет! My name is James Bradstock, and I am an English student working in the web marketing department at Liden and Denz in St. Petersburg for 8 weeks. I am 21 and studying at the University of Bristol, and am lucky enough to be spending a whole year in Russia. In that time, I hope… Continue reading

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