Category Archives: Discover Russia

03 Jul
2020
People who interested in Russia and the former Soviet Union have likely seen the classic Soviet-era films already, but I notice that fewer have seen newer, modern Russian films. Classic films are classics for a reason but don’t forget that the Russian film industry has not gone away, it is here and very much alive! ...
03 Jul
2020
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The Trans-Siberian is undoubtedly the most famous railroad in the world. Spanning 5,772 miles, the Moscow-Vladivostok line – which begun construction in 1891 and was completed 25 years later in 1916 – remains the longest in the world. The Trans-Siberian’s tendency to appear on travel-junkies’ bucket lists has given it an allure in the eyes ...
25 Jun
2020
Years ago when deciding which language to learn, one factor that made me choose Russian was how useful it was: Russian can be used in surprisingly many countries outside Russia. For those who like travelling, this means multiplying possibilities.  Now, Russian is of course not the only “multinational” language, but its uniformity is a big ...
19 Jun
2020
Found yourself in Russia for a while? Time to get familiar with social media in Russia then! However, keep in mind that Google is not as useful as their Russian counterpart, and some have never heard of LinkedIn. How does the Russian social media landscape look like? Here is a guide to what (and how) ...
15 Jun
2020
Hello everyone, it’s me again! Maybe some of you will remember me from last year, but for those who don’t, I’ll reintroduce myself. My name is Bianca, and I come from the most beautiful country in the world (which is, of course, Italy, although Russia is a close second). I am currently in the final ...
10 Jun
2020
Everything is upside down and nothing is the same. Such is the fact of life at this time. But we can try to make the best of it. For me, this means to keep improving my Russian. Times like these force us to adapt and Liden & Denz has brought all their lessons online, so ...
08 Jun
2020
Around 280 million people in the world speak Russian, which is very likely to be one of the reasons why also you decided to try to learn it. However, this number doesn’t include the people speaking dialects, nor all the derivative Slavic languages which are easily learnable once you acquired the basics of Russian. Therefore, ...
02 Jun
2020
Russian poet, English essayist and American citizen, Brodsky was born 80 years ago in St. Petersburg before living a unique life and leaving an important influence in international literature. CHILDHOOD Brodsky was born on the 24th of Mai 1987 in Leningrad, in a Russian family. During The Siege of Leningrad, Brodsky and his family will endure ...
22 May
2020
I remember exactly the night before I had to leave Petersburg. It was the 31st of March, the night was mild and I sat on a bench in a park with my friends, enjoying our last moments together. Overwhelmed by hard feelings, but at the same time the willingness to enjoy every second of this ...
14 May
2020
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We are approaching two months of quarantine, and all our travel plans have been cancelled for the foreseeable future. However, thanks to the internet, we can experience some of Russia’s most well-known attractions right from our homes! Here are some of my favourite virtual travel experiences: Online Activities with Liden & Denz Checkout the Liden ...