5 Most Important Facts about Defender of the Fatherland Day

Defender of the Fatherland Day

Have you ever heard about Defender of the Fatherland Day? Or as it is called in Russian День защитника Отечества (Den’ zaschtschitnika Otschestva)? If not- Don’t worry. I have gathered the most important information for you in the list below. Do not miss this chance to expand your knowledge of Russian culture and history! What… Continue reading

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Retracing Lenin’s footsteps

Of course, Saint Petersburg is bathed in history. As a city, it holds great significance regarding the Russian Revolution of 1917. So much so, that it is sometimes referred to as the cradle of the Russian Revolution. The Russian Revolution was a monumental event which took place in the earlier stages of the 20th century.… Continue reading

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Celebrating History: Restoration of Independence Day in Latvia

Celebrating History

Celebrating History: Restoration of Independence Day in Latvia Latvia and its capital, Riga, were in full celebration mode yesterday for the Restoration of Independence Day, celebrated on the 4th of May each year, to mark the day Latvia regained independence from the USSR. Latvia has two Independence Days: the 18th of November when in 1918,… Continue reading

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