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A good-bye and a 10 must-do-things-list!

29 Aug 2014

Dear all, as sadly all good things in life eventually come to an end, so has my time in Saint Petersburg and at Liden & Denz. It is difficult for me to wrap up my ...
26 Aug 2014

Maybe you have classes in the afternoon because you are taking the intensive course, or maybe you just feel like having a bite with your classmates right after school, because ...
22 Aug 2014

Today Russia celebrates its National Flag Day! While it is not a day off, special events will be hosted in many Russian cities. Saint Petersburg dwellers, for instance, will ...
21 Aug 2014

Chizhik-Pyzhik, where have you been? Drank vodka on the Fontanka. Took a shot, took another - Got dizzy. Чижик-пыжик, где ты был? На Фонтанке водку пил. Выпил рюмку, ...
01 Aug 2014

Do you feel like indulging in some Soviet Nostalgia? The Muzeon Park in Moscow is the place for you. Also known as the Park of the Fallen Heroes, Muzeon is the dumping ground ...
29 Jul 2014

A Legendary Route: The Trans-Siberian Railway The legendary route of the Trans Siberian Railway crosses two continents, 9288 km and seven time zones. Since 1916 it connects ...
25 Jul 2014

Saint Petersburg Celebrates Navy Day: this Sunday, July 27th! Saint-Petersburg is the cradle of Russian Navy. The city was founded after a war to control the access to the ...
23 Jul 2014

Tomorrow night is the first appointment of "The Ladies' Paradise", a series of 10 night performances (1o pm to 1 am) that every thursday, until 21 August, will offer ten ...
22 Jul 2014

On July 22, 1898 Lenin married Nadezhda Krupskaya, to which he would later refer as his ideological “friend, comrade, and sister”. Lenin had come to know Nadezhda through her ...
21 Jul 2014

"Bad kvas is better than good water", at least according to a common Russian saying about this Russian drink. And if you've ever quenched your thirst on kvas, you might as ...
18 Jul 2014

Exciting Weekend? Yes! Lake Swimming Near Saint-Petersburg! Feeling hot in Saint-Petersburg? Wishing the Russian summer were cooler, so that you would not arrive sweaty at ...
17 Jul 2014

Today is an important, if tragic, date in Russian history - Romanov Execution. On 17 July 1918, precisely 96 years ago, the shooting of the Romanov family occurred, bringing ...