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08 Oct
2021
Autumn in St. Petersburg As the days get shorter and the weather colder, I often think of Autumn as a rather gloomy season. However, I have noticed the beautiful colours and crisp air during this ...
29 Sep
2021
A night at the ballet: Romeo and Juliet Ballet is a renowned feature of Russian culture, having been a part of Russia since the 17th century. To this day, the country boasts some of the ...
27 Sep
2021
Mastering the metro in St. Petersburg When I first arrived in Saint Petersburg, the metro seemed too intimidating, and I managed to get around the city by foot to start with. As a result, during ...
15 Sep
2021
How did Russians commemorate 80 years since the Siege of Leningrad? On September 8th 1941, the blockade of Leningrad began, when the ring of Nazi German troops and their allies around the city ...
13 Sep
2021
An afternoon at Leningrad Zoo On Tuesday afternoon, I visited Saint Petersburg’s zoo, called Ленинградский зоопарк (The Leningrad Zoo), found in Alexander Park in Petrogradsky District. I was ...
15 Aug
2021
A Guide to Udelnaya Flea Market in St Petersburg Udelnaya market is one of the biggest flea markets in Russia, and is a true labyrinth of amazing purchases just waiting to be discovered. When you ...
09 Aug
2021
Final Address: Plaques Commemorating the Victims of Political Repression in the USSR Final Address (Последний адрес) is an initiative founded by the association Memorial (Мемориал) which seeks to ...
28 Jul
2021
One of the first things I noticed when I arrived in Russia was the sheer number of companies offering carsharing services. At first, I wasn’t used to it, but then it became normal for me to ...
18 Jul
2021
4 Classic Russian Short Stories Set in St Petersburg St Petersburg was founded in 1703, and has been the inspiration for many authors ever since. If you are interested in becoming familiar with ...
15 Jul
2021
Привет from Leila, the newest intern at Liden & Denz St. Petersburg! Всем привет! Hello everyone! My name is Leila, and I am currently studying at Liden & Denz. I have just arrived in St ...
05 Jul
2021
Whenever you arrive in a new city, one of the first things to get to grips with is always the public transport network. Despite apps like Google Maps and Citymapper making life a lot easier when ...
22 Apr
2021
It may seem that the tourist trail in St Petersburg is all about the city’s imperial past: the palaces of Peter the Great and Catherine the Great, the Peter and Paul Fortress and the ...