Пока пока!

Time flies, or время летит as they say in Russian. I arrived 3 months ago and I can’t believe it’s already time to go back home. Accordingly, this my good-bye post. I wanted to share some of my experiences and give you some tips on how to make the most of your stay. This was… Continue reading


Konstantin Aksakov and the beginning of Slavophilia.

During the 19th century, the Russian state and society was undergoing changes. Political and philosophical thinkers had started to become more prominent and ideas which had never set foot in Russia began to sprout thanks to the increasingly open international community. The spread of Western values into Russian society initiated a response from more conservative… Continue reading


A tutti gli studenti (italiani): perché studiare russo alla L&D?

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Sono ormai alla fine della mia seconda esperienza qui alla Liden & Denz, presso la scuola di San Pietroburgo l’anno scorso e a Mosca quest’anno, e sento che è arrivato il momento di dare la mia personale e totalmente imparziale opinione sulle lezioni di russo qui a scuola. In questo articolo troverete alcune buone ragioni… Continue reading