St. Petersburg Bridges at Night

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… Continue reading

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Russian Cuisine: Solyanka

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, … Continue reading

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Cheburashka

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… Continue reading

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St. Petersburg Metro

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… Continue reading

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On this day – 14th of June

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… Continue reading

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Met at Liden & Denz: Peter Karajov

Peter Karajov comes from Bulgaria and uses Russian every single day for work. Here is his story: Why have you decided to come to Moscow and learn Russian? I got an interesting assignment from Heineken Bulgaria, and Moscow sounded like an exciting opportunity for further development of my career. Will Russian be useful for your… Continue reading

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Volunteer at the Charitable Institution: St.Petersburg

Volunteer programme in organizations in St.Petersburg focuses on the opportunity to work with children and their families who are in critical situation.

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Assistant / administrator in theatre: St.Petersburg

As part of a busy and professional team, you will assist the theater management team by providing administration and project tracking support during an international theater festival in September-October 2010.

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