So why do you learn Russian?

“Почему ты изучаешь русский язык?” Every foreigner who learns Russian will have heard this question many, many times! The enquirer is usually a Russian person, looking curious but confused. Most learners will have a default reply by now because they have answered it several times. That does not make the answer boring! For me, I… Continue reading

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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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Uber in St. Petersburg and Moscow!

Now there is Uber in St. Petersburg and Moscow. Upon arriving in St. Petersburg or Moscow, many students depend on the metro to get around the city. It’s the easiest system to figure out, since metro maps are readily available and stops are clearly marked. But what are your options if you need to get… Continue reading

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