Russian Parasitic Words

You can read Pushkin and Tolstoy in Russian, but can you understand a conversation on the street? Fear not! In this video, Liden & Denz intern Ryan Gourley will discuss fillers in Russian casual speech, known as parasitic words or “слова-паразиты.”


Art Kafe Africa

Dear students, I would like to share something that might be useful during your stay in Russia, especially in Saint Petersburg; there is a nice café where you can gather every Thursday evening, at 8.00 pm, to interact with Russians who are interested in learning another languages (such as English, French, Spanish and German), cultures… Continue reading


Greetings From The New Girl In Town!

New Girl

Greetings From The New Girl In Town! Hello there! Привет! My name is Ellie and I’m the newest arrival at Liden and Denz Moscow! I am from the UK and am a recently graduated student with a degree in Russian and French. I studied French at school and it was always my favourite subject… until… Continue reading