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13 Apr
2015
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 ...
09 Apr
2015
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 ...
06 Apr
2015
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 ...
07 Oct
2013
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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 ...
06 Sep
2013
St. Petersburg offers visitors many interesting and beautiful attractions by day. But some of those same attractions are even more amazing at night, especially the city’s numerous bridges criss crossing the Neva (Нева) river. They are a must see attraction for any visit. As surprising as it might seem, St. Petersburg was originally designed by ...
05 Sep
2013
Russia is famous for soups like Borsht and Shchi. But have you ever heard of Solyanka (солянка)? This Russian dish is thick, spicy and sour all at the same time. Typically, the soup is packed full of different kinds of meat,  such as beef, ham, sausage, chicken or even fish. However, like most Russian soups,  ...
04 Sep
2013
Any study of modern Russian culture would be incomplete without watching some classic Russian animated films. Even as early as the Tsarist era, Russia established itself as a pioneer in animation. However, the Soviet era produced the most memorable films and characters. Certainly the most famous of these soviet animated characters is the loveable little ...
03 Sep
2013
One of the best and most fascinating ways to explore St. Petersburg is by using the city’s beautiful and historic metro system. First opened in November, 1955, the Metro system consists of 5 different lines and currently includes 67 stations, making it the second largest metropolitan system in Russia (just after Moscow) and the 16th ...
14 Jun
2013
Although one may find it hard to assess the immediate legacy of events which took place on the Battleship Potemkin on the 14th of June 1905. The symbolic value of this date has been amplified through the popularisation of the cinematography of one of Russia’s earliest and most influential directors. While it is perhaps true ...
10 Dec
2012
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Volunteer programme in organizations in St.Petersburg focuses on the opportunity to work with children and their families who are in critical situation.