[Covid-19]: Liden & Denz switches to distance learning

Posts by: Lawrence Toye

15 Aug
2016
Paolo Gomiero, 23,  has been studying at Liden and Denz Moscow for 3 weeks. I had the chance to interview him about his experiences here. What is your current occupation? I’m a student studying  foreign Languages at Literatures at Universita’ degli Studi di Bergamo in  Italy. Why did you decide to study Russian in Moscow? ...
12 Aug
2016
Time to Say Goodbye, До свидания Moscow! It’s time for me to say goodbye, seven weeks in Moscow have come to an end. Moscow is a city that definitely grows on you. At first it really didn’t seem like a place where I wanted to spend 5 weeks of my summer. However, in the end I ...
11 Aug
2016
Between 27th August and 4th September, Red Square will host the ninth International military music festival. Since its creation, over 140 groups from 40 countries have been involved in the festival. Around 1500 musicians, military personnel, and artists of various forms, will take part. Staged with the backdrop of the Kremlin walls, the festival provides ...
10 Aug
2016
Last week I decided to attend a ballet – “the Nutcracker”, accompanied by a friend of mine who also studies Russian in Moscow. Although she is a seasoned ballet watcher, this was my first time at a ballet. Despite it really not being the kind of entertainment I would normally go to (putting it diplomatically), I would recommend ...
09 Aug
2016
Looking to try a different type of cuisine in Moscow? Why not try Azerbaijani? Shesh Besh is a medium priced Azerbaijani restaurant located less than a 5 minute walk from Novokuznetskaya metro station. Inside, the restaurant is themed like a traditional building in the caucuses, with imitation stone walls, wooden archways and shisha pipes. There are a ...
08 Aug
2016
Today marks the 71st Anniversary of the beginning of the Russian-Japanese war. The invasion liberated Manchuria, and Mongolia from the control of Imperial Japan. It proved to be decisive in forcing Japan’s eventual unconditional surrender. In 1941, Japan and the USSR signed a neutrality pact. This prevented conflict between the USSR and the areas of ...
05 Aug
2016
A Soviet themed bar near Kitai Gorod Just a short walk from Kitai Gorod metro station is an interesting basement bar with a retro Soviet Union theme. As you go down the steps and enter the bar, you’ll see that it’s decorated with several soviet arcade machines (they don’t work), while another wall is filled ...
04 Aug
2016
Living With A Host Family – Misconceptions and Surprises For the last 5 weeks, I’ve been living in Moscow with a host family. Living with a family you’ve never met before, in a country you may have never been to previously, can seem like a daunting experience. After thinking about my own experiences, and asking ...
03 Aug
2016
Pedal Boating in Gorky Park There are a seemingly endless number of activities available in Gorky Park. Amongst the cyclists and people on roller-blades, it is hard to do everything the park offers. However, one summer activity that I would highly recommend if you’re in the park with a group, is Pedal boating (Pedalo). A ...
02 Aug
2016
Wiktionary – a useful tool for studying Russian Ever looked for a good translation, but google translate comes up with something that is obviously not correct? How about finding a word, but having no idea what case it is in? Perhaps it’s an exception, and you have no idea how it changes for each of ...