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


The Mysterious Russian Attitude Towards English Language

Russian attitude

The Mysterious Russian Attitude Towards English Language I have to recognize that Russian attitude displayed with regards to English language baffles me. It seems to me that there is some love-hate dynamics going on. On the one hand, in Russia there are strict legal rules concerning the use of any foreign language and thus they affect… Continue reading


4 reasons to visit Vasilyevsky Island

Vasilyevsky Island, or “Васька” as it is known to the locals, is frequently visited by tourists but some parts are more popular than others. The most touristic area is found around the beautiful Dvortsoviy bridge that connects the island with the mainland, just a stone’s throw from the Hermitage and a few minutes walk from… Continue reading