Learn 60 Russian words in 60 seconds!

Looking to boost your Russian vocabulary quickly? Liden & Denz intern Ryan Gourley will show you 60 cognate words in Russian that you already know. It will be the easiest 60 seconds of learning a new language you’ve ever had!

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The 5 best craft beer bars in St. Petersburg

The craft beer craze has swept across Saint-Petersburg! Liden & Denz Video Blog Intern Ryan Gourley will show you the 5 best craft beer bars in Saint-Petersburg with recommendations on what to order. Watch the video below to find out the best places in the city to quench your thirst!

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15 Falsche Freunde Russisch-Deutsch – Warum Russen immer “Ja” sagen

Falsche Freunde Russisch-Deutsch

Die russische Sprache umfasst Schätzungen zufolge circa 500.000 Wörter. Dazu zählen auch Lehnwörter aus anderen Sprachen, wie zum Beispiel ресторан (restaran) aus dem Französischen oder ландшафт (landschaft) aus dem Deutschen. Doch aufgepasst, manchmal sehen sich Russische und deutsche Wörter zum Verwechseln ähnlich oder klingen fast gleich, haben jedoch unterschiedliche Bedeutungen. In der Linguistik bezeichnet man solche… Continue reading

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What to do on your first day in Russia

Moving to a new country can sometimes be stressful and challenging. This video will help you kickstart your time in Saint-Petersburg, Russia by showing you what to do on your very first day. Watch the video below to find out the best places to buy groceries, school supplies and everything else you’ll need for your… Continue reading

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Guide to Russian Typography. Part 1: Deciphering Cyrillic

Do you ever get confused when you see a new Russian font? Do you think that Russian cursive is impossible to read? Fear not! This video will demystify even the most difficult Russian font styles, brought to you by Liden & Denz intern Ryan Gourley. From serif and sans-serif to handwritten and italic styles, Ryan… Continue reading

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Searching unusual courtyards in Saint-Petersburg

Courtyards

Searching unusual courtyards in Saint-Petersburg This is my second week in Saint-Petersburg and I very much like to walk through the city. One of the first nights here I went outside for a walk and asked one of the Russian roommates of the hostel I am currently living in, whether he would like to join… Continue reading

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Audiovisual art at Palace Square

3D light show at the Hermitage

Audiovisual art at Palace Square This evening a special event will take place on Palace Square. The centuries old baroque facade of the Winter Palace will transform into the scene of an audiovisual art exposition. To celebrate the 252nd birthday of the Hermitage, a reportedly enchanting 3D light show will take place on Palace Square… Continue reading

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A Guide to Restaurants in Moscow (Video)

Moscow Restaurants

Video Guide to Restaurants in Moscow I’ve spent a month now in Moscow and have tried out many restaurants. Here is a quick guide to my favourite restaurants for traditional Russian food, vegetarian food and food for a special occasion.

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