A little more personal: St. Petersburg and I

31 Oct 2013

I’m writing this on the last day of my internship here at Liden & Denz. Right now, leaving St. Petersburg, I feel overwhelmed by all the emotions and impressions I got ...
30 Oct 2013

Gorky Park (Парк Горького) is an eco-friendly recreational zone in Moscow, and one of the biggest parks of the city. It is located just across the Moskva river (Река Москва) ...
29 Oct 2013

Aurora (Аврора) is a Russian protected cruiser, currently preserved as a museum ship in St. Petersburg, not far from the Winter Palace (Зимний Дворец). Aurora was one of three ...
28 Oct 2013

Ivan Turgenev (Иван Тургенев) was a Russian writer, a founder of the Russian realistic novel. He ranks as one of the greatest stylists in Russian literature. Today we ...
25 Oct 2013

The October Revolution (Октяврьская Револуция), commonly referred to as Red October or Bolshevik Revolution, was a political overthrow that took place in the larger context of ...
24 Oct 2013

As many of you know, Sochi (Сочи) will hold the next Winter Olympics on February next year. The Olympic flame is right now travelling around Russia, and thousands of athletes ...
23 Oct 2013

The term Russian avant-garde (Русский Авангард) defines the large and influential wave of modern art that flourished in Russia in the first part of the 20th century. A lot of ...
22 Oct 2013

St. Petersburg is commonly known as a city of roofs and yards with strange stories and unique qualities. The Mosaic Courtyard (Мозаичный Дворик) on Chaykovsky street is a ...
21 Oct 2013

The term Gostinyi dvor (Гостиный двор), literally translated as “guest court” or “merchant yard”, defines a Russian indoor market or shopping center. These types of structures ...
18 Oct 2013

Russia has a long tradition of fairy tales and fables. Krylov is the most famous writer of fables, and he is considered the Russian La Fontaine. On the other hand, ...
17 Oct 2013

JFC Jazz club is the most famous underground jazz club in St. Petersburg. It always attracts an interesting crowd of jazz fans of different ages. Unlike a lot of other jazz ...
16 Oct 2013

This year Russia and The Netherlands celebrate 400 years of diplomatic ties. Many are the events held in both countries, including festivals and concerts. One happening that ...