Meet Our Staff: Elena

Meet Our Staff: Elena I recently sat down with Elena Tsirlina, our lovely booking manager at Liden & Denz, to chat about her every day duties at school. She is one of the people responsible for students’ seamless transition into life in Russia, and here’s how she does it: Hi, Elena! Thanks for taking your… Continue reading

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The Sochi Olympic Torch Relay

With the Winter Olympic games starting in Sochi on Friday, the Olympic torch can see the end goal in sight after 123 days in transit, touring the country. On the 1st February, the organisers announced that the torch was carried to the top of Mt. Elbrus, Europe’s highest peak, in October, so as to avoid… Continue reading

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Mosaic courtyard

St. Petersburg is commonly known as a city of roofs and yards with strange stories and unique qualities. The Mosaic Courtyard (Мозаичный Дворик) on Chaykovsky street is a perfect example of this. The courtyard is famous for its bizarre statues, graffiti on the walls and even a playground entirely covered with colorful mosaics tiles. Teachers… Continue reading

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