Do Russians Have Regional Accents?

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In the UK, where I’m from, accents are a big deal. Regional accents can vary hugely across distances of just a few miles, and accents are often used (however unfairly) as a basis for judgements about a person’s background, class or education. So, when I began learning Russian in St. Petersburg, it seemed only natural… Continue reading

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5 Russian movies you must see

Whether you’re learning the Russian language or are just a movie lover, have a read through these five suggestions – I’m only going to provide you with the best! Брат (1997) This film is a classic from 1997 as it should be. Translated into English it means brother. It is known all over the world… Continue reading

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Useful phrases for your night out

This post is for your first weekend out in Russia. It will help you in restaurants, bars and clubs. It’s worth learning these phrases so you can practice ordering in Russian and you don’t seem like a complete foreigner. If you can speak some more conversational Russian it will also increase your chances of finding… Continue reading

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Five Ways to Fully Immerse Yourself in Russian

On the one hand, the Russian language is indeed beautiful, but on the other, rather complicated. One day, it seems that you are able to communicate and the next you simply find that you can’t string a sentence together. Of course, this is just part of language learning and occurs when you learn any language.… Continue reading

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Hello from the new Norwegian intern

Hello! My name is Fredrik, I’m a 26-year-old Norwegian and this is my first post as an intern at Liden & Denz. I’m about to start the second year of my MA in Global Communication & International Communication, a double-degree programme between the State University of Saint Petersburg and the Free University of Berlin. Originally… Continue reading

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