Interview with a L&D Student: Ricardo Posada

Ricardo Posada

Nothing makes you think ‘It’s a small world, isn’t it’ more than bumping into someone you went to school with in the Liden & Denz reception area. But that’s what happened last week when I met Ricardo Posada, someone I haven’t seen since graduating from a school in Indiana, USA, in 2015 (spoiler- neither of… Continue reading


Andreas Bitzi Interview: Doing Business in Russia

Andreas Bitzi

Andreas Bitzi is the founder of Quality Partners and the chairman of the AEB in the Northwest. In this interview, he takes us through the difficulties that foreigners can experience by doing business in Russia and, more specifically, emphasises the importance of mastering the Russian language. Furthermore, Mr Bitzi points out how the Russian economy… Continue reading


A teacher with heart and soul: Interview with Nadezhda Lyubich

Russian language teacher

Nadja Lyubich At Liden & Denz since: 2015 About me Where are you from? I am pure St. Peterburgian, born and raised in this wonderful city. Why did you decide to become a teacher? I never thought that I would become a teacher. I am from a family of mathematicians, but when I finished school,… Continue reading


Student Interview: Alexander Loertscher

Alexander Loertscher is a 74 year old former principal and teacher from a small town outside of Geneva, Switzerland. He is currently studying Russian with Liden & Denz in our Moscow Center for his second year. Alexander was kind enough to allow us to interview him to give other students an insight into an extremely… Continue reading


Interview to Alex from the UK!

Alex Sowerby, who is 22 years old and from the UK, has just finished his study/teaching programme at Liden & Denz, which started in September 2013. In this interview he shares his reflections on his time in Saint Petersburg and at Liden & Denz. What is your current occupation? I am currently a student at Bristol University… Continue reading