Tag Archives: Discover Russia

23 Aug
2021
A Guide to Buying a SIM Card in Russia Having the ability to gain access to the internet at any moment whilst abroad is extremely useful, especially in cities where many things, from looking at a menu in a restaurant or viewing a guide in a museum, rely on a good internet connection. Therefore, one ...
13 Aug
2021
For the Love of Tvorog! 6 Russian Sweet Treats with Tvorog You Need to Try One thing that really shocked me when I first visited a Russian supermarket was the staggering amount of options available when it comes to tvorog (творог). Tvorog is a kind of curdled, strained cheese, and in the UK we refer ...
30 Jul
2021
Interesting Characters Found in Russian Folklore Reading fairy tales and folklore can tell you a lot about a country and its culture. Russian folklore is full of interesting recurring characters, all with fascinating habits and powers. Here are some of my favourite characters that you will often stumble across when reading Russian folk stories. Nightingale ...
26 Jul
2021
What Studying Online at a Siberian University Taught Me About Siberia Through a university exchange, I had planned to study at Tomsk State University, in Siberia, for five months. However, like most people planning trips away have found, the pandemic decided that my travel plans were not to be. Instead, I spent this time studying ...
21 Jul
2021
5 Vegetarian Georgian Foods to Try Unfortunately, the UK has not yet discovered the joy of Georgian food, so whilst I’m in Russia I’m going to take advantage of the plethora of Georgian restaurants here in St Petersburg. Georgian cuisine is extremely popular here in Russia and, if you are vegetarian, you’ll be happy to ...
19 Jul
2021
Russia and the Olympics: What to Expect in Tokyo The long-awaited 2020 Tokyo Olympics are about to finally begin, with the opening ceremony taking place on Friday 23rd July. But what events is Russia likely to succeed in, and how will the ban from the World Anti-Doping Agency affect how the athletes are represented? Russia ...
15 Jul
2021
Привет from Leila, the newest intern at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg! Всем привет! Hello everyone! My name is Leila, and I am currently studying at Liden & Denz. I have just arrived in St Petersburg, and after I have finished a two-week quarantine period I am really looking forward to exploring this beautiful city. ...
13 Oct
2020
New intern Olivia: Freshly arrived and very happy! I’m Olivia, a third year student of German and Russian at Cambridge University, UK. This year I’m on my year abroad, so I spent the past three months working in Berlin, and have now arrived in Moscow to intern and study Russian at the Liden & Denz ...
02 Jun
2020
Russian poet, English essayist and American citizen, Brodsky was born 80 years ago in St. Petersburg before living a unique life and leaving an important influence in international literature. CHILDHOOD Brodsky was born on the 24th of Mai 1987 in Leningrad, in a Russian family. During The Siege of Leningrad, Brodsky and his family will endure ...
25 Apr
2020
Not many places in the world are as rich in History and culture as St. Petersburg is. If we all can’t wait to go back to one of its many museums, we can use our free time in quarantine to prepare our visits, so can enjoy our upcoming visits even more…so here is an overview ...