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18 May
2015
Today we write the 18th of May and by doing so we also mark a day filled with Russian history. First of all it’s the birthday of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II. Secondly, it’s been 200 years since the death of the famous Russian general and national hero Alexander Suvorov. Lastly, it is the ...
14 May
2015
Have you ever dreamed of opening you own restaurant? Or do you just love to eat and try new stuff? Either way, this Saturday (16th of May) you are in for a treat. On Saturday the so called Restaurant Day will take place around the world, and of course Saint Petersburg will take part. The ...
12 May
2015
Zenit and CKA – Get Out And Support Your Local Team Two of the most popular sports to play and watch in Russia are Ice Hockey and Football. Saint Petersburg is home to two teams who play at the highest level in these sports. In this post you will learn everything you need to know ...
08 May
2015
The history of Russian cinema can roughly be divided into three distinct periods. First, the imperial era. Second, the soviet era and lastly, the modern era – i.e. Russian cinema today. 1896 marks the year in which Russia for the first was acquainted with the cinematic arts. In that year the Lumière brothers first showed ...
05 May
2015
3 Most Famous Bookstores in Saint Petersburg Before I left for Saint Petersburg I packed three books: “501 Russian Verbs”, my old and very beloved ”Modern Russian Grammar” (Published in Stockholm, 1974…) and Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. The latter should keep me busy until I leave in June. I bet that you also brought that Russian classic that’s ...
30 Apr
2015
I guess you already know that the 1st of May is a national holiday in Russia. But do you know the historical background of this day, both internationally and within Russia? In this post we will take a look at what this day stood for, and stands for today. We will, of course, start with some ...
27 Apr
2015
In today’s post we will travel some 200 kilometres west from the Latvian capital to one of the true gems of the Baltic Coast and Latvia’s third largest city: Liepāja. Liepāja is situated between the Lake Liepāja and the Baltic coast. Since Riga is situated in the middle of the country this means that a ...
25 Apr
2015
Smartphone To The Rescue: Battle with Russian Cases, Head On! When learning Russian one will soon encounter the intricate system of cases, or падежи as they are called in Russian. Learning them, and eventually mastering them is a huge aspect of good and fluent Russian. The catch? Even though the system of cases at times ...
22 Apr
2015
Michail Bulgakov’s Master and Margarita written during the period 1928-40 is probably one of the most popular Russian novels, both in Russia as well as abroad. The novel, written from memory after Bulgakov burned the first draft, famously starts with a mysterious stranger arriving at the Patriarch ponds in Moscow, accompanied by an equally mysterious ...
16 Apr
2015
If you are interested in art and happen to be in Riga you can count yourself lucky. Riga can boast an impressing number of art museums worth visiting. In this post you will learn more about two of these museums. Are you even the slightest into art, I’m sure you will find them worth a ...