Dostojewski feiert seinen 135. Geburtstag!

Dostojewski feiert seinen 135. Geburtstag! Kein Geringerer als die Legende der russischen Literatur, Fjodor Michajlowitsch Dostojewski oder auch Федор Михайлович Достоевский feiert am Freitag, den 11. November 2016 seinen 135. Geburtstag. Er war ein fabelhafter Psychologe, der stets die Natur des Menschen erforschte, welches sich auch in seinen berühmten Romanen oftmals widerspiegelt. Doch wer war… Continue reading

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How to use imperfective aspect and perfective aspect?

imperfective and perfective

How to use imperfective aspect and perfective aspect? Here we are again, the imperfective aspect (несовершенный вид) and the perfective aspect (совершенный вид), another feared topic of Russian grammar. Studying Russian, you may have already realised that Russian language has a wide range of special features, which are difficult to understand. This week, we would… Continue reading

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Russians and the Russian language in Latvia

As you may have heard, Liden & Denz is opening a new Russian language centre in Riga, Latvia. In all three Baltic States, Russian is to some extent spoken by people without any ethnic connection with Russia, as a result of the Soviet occupation, during which citizens of these countries were forced to learn Russian.… Continue reading

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