Birthday traditions in Russia

All over the world there are different birthday traditions. Every country has its twist on celebrating this special day. It is common around the world to give some presents and sing the “Happy Birthday” song, but Russia has some different ways of celebrating too. The length of the message All over Europe it is getting… Continue reading

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Contest results are here!

We are pleased to announce the results of our contest! Over the last 2 weeks, our subscribers had the opportunity to share their reasons for learning Russian on YouTube, for the chance to win a free, 2-week Russian language course at Liden & Denz in St.Petersburg or Moscow. And now, the results are in! We’d… Continue reading

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A drink on the terraces of Loft Project Etazhi

Loft Project Etazhi (Лофт Проект ЭТАЖИ) is a cultural centre in a building in Ligovsky Prospekt (Лиговский проспект). The complex is five-stories tall, and completely managed by students. Although it’s still not very famous among tourists, it is always crowded by locals. The five floors, which previously belonged to a bakery, now host two modern… Continue reading

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