Where to speak Russian and why it counts
So, you’ve decided to learn Russian in a top language school or by yourself. I won’t lie, it’s not the easiest language to learn. But it is a rich and rewarding experience and gives you access to a fascinating culture. Russian has an estimated 260 million speakers worldwide. This makes it the 8th most popular… Continue reading
The Red Army Ensemble Visited St.Petersburg!
The Red Army Ensemble Visited St. Petersburg! Last night the Alexandrov Ensemble of the Red Army performed a show at the Oktyabriskiy Big Concert Hall in St.Petersburg. Since 1998 the official the name of the ensemble is Академический ансамбль песни и пляски Российской Армии имени А. В. Александрова (Academic Ensemble of Song and Dance of the… Continue reading
Birthday of Sergei Korolev
Today, we celebrate the birthday of a man who is almost single handedly responsible for extending the presence of humans beyond the planet Earth. This Sunday, January 12th is the 107th birthday of Sergei Pavlovich Korolev (Сергей Павлович Королёв), the “Chief Designer” of the Soviet space program. Born in 1907 in the now Ukrainian city… Continue reading