Guide to Russian winter holidays

Winter holidays in Russia The winter holidays season has already started. For religious Russians, this means that a 40 day fasting period which began on the 28th of November. Nevertheless, not least because of the influence of western habits, this time has been adapted more to the western Europe pre-Christmas habits, which is characterized by… Continue reading

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Привет всем!

Hello everybody! I am Jessica the new editorial intern at Liden & Denz. For the next six months I’ll be writing for you about Russia and what this beautiful country has to offer! Here just few words about me! I am 26 and I come from Italy, where I graduated at the University of Venice.… Continue reading

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On this Day – Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky is born!

On the 11th November 1821, a man was born whose works have been translated into 170 languages, significantly enhanced the popularity of Russian literature worldwide, was a big player in the debate between Westerners and Slavophiles throughout 19th-century Russia and influenced writers such as Anton Chekhov and Ernest Hemingway. Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky was born on… Continue reading

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