Review: Bao + Bar, Moscow This autumn, Bao + Bar opened on Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Street in Moscow. Serving up what it describes on its Facebook page as “Asian street food”, I had to give it a try, and so last month a classmate of mine joined me for a bite to eat. Now, some Asian food ...
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 ...
Moscow White House – If Only Walls Could Talk Flicking through my Moscow guidebook last month, I was pleased to be reminded that Moscow has its very own White House. Moscow’s Белый Дом is a governmental building and is the official workplace of the Russian Prime Minister. Like Washington’s White House, the Moscow version gained ...
Hello Moscow! My name is Sam Cramer, a new intern at Liden & Denz Moscow. I am a post-graduate from the United States here to improve my Russian language skills (starting from scratch, to be honest). During the summer of 2012 I spent a month in Moscow with my university and instantly fell in love ...
Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics [Мемориальный Музей Космонавтики], or the Moscow Space Museum, is appropriately located under the ‘Monument to the Conquerors of Space’ [Монумент «Покорителям космоса»] – a 110m titanium sculpture which depicts a rocket’s scent into space. Both structures stand as tribute to Soviet and Russian innovation in the ...
Hello St Petersburg! Hey everyone! My name is Jessica and I am currently studying Russian at the Liden & Denz Language Centre in St Petersburg! I am a student from Austria and live in a small village, near Vienna. I go to the University of Applied Sciences in Eisenstadt, where I am studying International Business ...
Vogue Fashion’s Night Out If you love fashion and, like me, live in sweet denial of the dire state of your bank account- I mean, broke IS the new Birkin- then Vogue Fashion’s Night Out is the place to be. Probably the biggest fashion event in the capital, Fashion Night Out will be taking place ...
Ryabushinsky Mansion: Gorky House Museum The Gorky House, in other words the Ryabushinsky Mansion [особняк Рябушинского] is an architectural masterpiece built in Art-Nouveau style, which was popular in the 1900s. The house was originally designed by Fyodor Shekhtel in 1906 for prominent businessman Stepan P. Ryabushinsky. In 1931 the house was gifted to Maxim Gorky ...
10 Reasons to Visit Moscow in Winter Most students who decide to visit Moscow and study Russian aim to do so in spring and summer months. It’s warm, sunny, and the city comes alive with events, festivals, and outdoor concerts. However, there’s a lot to be said about the beauty of Moscow in the ...
Wiktionary – a useful tool for studying Russian Ever looked for a good translation, but google translate comes up with something that is obviously not correct? How about finding a word, but having no idea what case it is in? Perhaps it’s an exception, and you have no idea how it changes for each of ...