Meet Svenja Hill, Liden & Denz Student

Svenja Hill

Svenja Hill, a Liden & Denz student from Munich, Germany, has a special connection to St. Petersburg. “When you’re with someone for over four years, you start to expect a proposal at some point,” she said. So, while sightseeing and visiting St Petersburg’s many beautiful cathedrals with her partner of over four years, Alexander, a… Continue reading

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Student Interview with Lara: Our charming Swiss girl is leaving!

Student Interview

Student Interview with Lara: Our charming Swiss girl is leaving! This is a Student Interview with Lara who is a young Swiss lady at the age of 21. She spent her last two months here at our Liden & Denz language school in Saint Petersburg to improve her Russian skills. I had the chance to get an… Continue reading

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Ivan the Terrible: the story of Russia’s expansion

Ivan the Terrible

Today Russia is the largest country on Earth by area, and covers more than one-eighth of the planet’s inhabited land area. But how did it get to be so big? The answer to this question lies all the way back in the 16th century with the Russian ruler Ivan IV, known as Ivan the Terrible.… Continue reading

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