Hero of the Russian language: Rupert Hitsch

Liden & Denz gives us the possibility not only to improve our Russian skills but also to meet students from all over the world. Listening to their diverse and interesting stories is, without any doubts, one of the most inspiring parts of the journey because it allows us to come into contact with diffent cultures,… Continue reading

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So why do you learn Russian?

“Почему ты изучаешь русский язык?” Every foreigner who learns Russian will have heard this question many, many times! The enquirer is usually a Russian person, looking curious but confused. Most learners will have a default reply by now because they have answered it several times. That does not make the answer boring! For me, I… Continue reading

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Привет from new intern Krisztián

Всем привет! My name is Krisztián. I’m a new intern from Hungary, who is lucky enough to spend the whole summer studying Russian in one of the most beautiful and breathtaking cities in the world, Saint Petersburg.  I first got into contact with Russia through it’s rich literature. The novels of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy served… Continue reading

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Can you afford life in Moscow?

Life in Moscow

Russia’s pulsating metropolis Moscow is with about 12 million registered inhabitants – locals assume that the number is clearly higher – the largest Russian city. A tour of Red Square with a view of the Kremlin and St. Basil’s Cathedral or a stroll through Gorky Park – Moscow is full of attractions and won’t let… Continue reading

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6 Reasons Russian is easier than you think

Just kidding. Russian isn’t easy. – But it’s also not as difficult as many people make it out to be. Most see a couple of ’weird’ letters, hear a Russian person’s ‘shch’ during a conversation or watched one of Putin’s speeches on the news and might think: “Well, that language sounds difficult. And those Russians,… Continue reading

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Hello from Federico, the new Italian intern in SPB!

Hello from the new Italian intern

Всем привет! Let me introduce myself: my name is Federico and I am a new intern at Liden & Denz in St Petersburg. I’m from Italy, Milan and I’m an Interpreting and Translation graduate back in my home country. Hence my trip to Russia, so as to perfect the language. Truth be said, back then,… Continue reading

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Russian Internship: My Story

Russian Internship: My Story

My name is Regina, I am 26 years old and live in Germany. I grew up in a small village which is so small, that every citizen knows each other, but hardly anyone from outside has ever heard its name. Admittedly for some time I have been living in the wonderful city of Düsseldorf in… Continue reading

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Learning Russian for Beginners – How to Learn Basic Russian?

So, you have just decided to learn Russian and look for a helping hand? Congratulations, stop searching – you’ve landed on the right page! This blog is for all who have just started learning Russian or have decided to start learning this interesting and mysterious language. My aim is to provide absolute beginners with the… Continue reading

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