Let’s go to Liepāja!
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… Continue reading
Smartphone To The Rescue: Battle with Russian Cases, Head On!
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… Continue reading
Bulgakov – Three things to do in Moscow.
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… Continue reading
Picasso and Art Nouveau in Riga
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… Continue reading
Happy Cosmonautics Day!
April 12th in Russia marks the date on which we celebrate the Soviet, and later Russian cosmonauts. However, as we will explore below, this date is a little bit special – and has since evolved to be an international day of honouring everyone involved in human spaceflight. It all started back on that very special… Continue reading
The Alfred Nobel Monument
Understandably, visitors to Saint Petersburg might be a bit surprised and confused when they discover that there is a monument «Памятник Альфреду Нобелю» honouring Alfred Nobel in the Petrogradskaya district. However, honouring the inventor of dynamite and the founder of the prize that bears his name has its reasons and links the ground-breaking invention that… Continue reading
As of today until the end of June I have the pleasure to be part of the team of interns here at Liden & Denz, Saint Petersburg. My name is Vincent Becker and I was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. I’ve only been here for two days but already have I come to the… Continue reading
English-speaking magazine writing intern, Moscow
You are a native English speaker/fluent in English and have a talent for writing and prior experience in journalism/ creative writing in English Main duties: Writing news items and feature articles on a wide variety of topics Re-writing/translating news Attending events: exhibition openings, museums, theaters, cinema premiers and other cultural events Reviewing movies, books, events… Continue reading