St Petersburg’s most beautiful “доходный дом”

What do Rasputin and Raskolnikov have in common? Apart from the alliteration of their names, they both lived in a particular type of apartment building. Both the infamous and mysterious characters of St Petersburg’s history and literature alike lived in these buildings known as “доходный дом” – where flats all grouped together were rented out.… Continue reading

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Russia Takes Part in Earth Hour 2014

Both Russia’s official capital and its European capital were plunged into darkness for Earth Hour 2014 on Saturday night, at 8.30pm. In Moscow, for the first time in the history of Earth Hour, the Kremlin and the whole Red Square complex, consisting of St Basil’s Cathedral and the famous GUM shopping mall, had their lights… Continue reading

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До свидания Claire!

It is sadly time to say goodbye to another one of our interns. Claire from the UK is on her way back home, but before she left, we talked about her time in Russia, working and studying at Liden & Denz. Tell me a bit about yourself. My name is Claire and I’m 21 years… Continue reading

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