8 Ways to Improve Your Pronunciation

Correct pronunciation plays a huge part in improving your language skills. Using perfect grammar and sophisticated vocabulary is great, but sounding like a native speaker is the ultimate goal for anyone interested in languages. Although it can be difficult, it’s not impossible, so read on for some handy tips in improving your pronunciation!   1)… Continue reading

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This Day in History- Abolition of Serfdom in Russia

On February 19, 1861, Александр II (Alekandr II) singed a Manifesto, which contained the most important social and economical reforms of the century in Russia. Aleksandr II aimed to take over the process of modernisation started with Пётр Великий (Peter the Great) and his act began with the abolition of serfdom in the Russian Empire.… Continue reading

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Зарядье: Moscow Historical Trade Centre

In the heart of Moscow in front of the Kremlin there’s a less known area of great importance for the city during medieval times. Зарядье (Zaryadye) is an historical district located between Kitay Gorod and the Kremlin. The main street, улица Варварка (Varvarka Ulitsa) is known to be the oldest street in Moscow and takes… Continue reading

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