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Liden & Denz Russian language blog

22 Nov 2021

Despite having studied Russian for over 6 years, since being in Russia, I have discovered lots about Russian culture that I never knew before. Being in the country offers a ...
15 Nov 2021

Having spent some time at a Russian university, I have found it interesting to compare education in Russia with the approach in the UK. While in general, teaching styles ...
10 Nov 2021

If you're looking to go out in the evening, especially on a weekend, here are some of the most popular places to go for a night out in Saint Petersburg. There is a myriad of ...
08 Nov 2021

First popular in the US, e-scooters have become increasingly widespread across America and European capitals in the past decade. However, this new trend reached Russia ...
29 Oct 2021

Whether you're a student at Liden & Denz, or just find yourself in this area, here's my review of some of the best places to eat (in my opinion) around the school, all ...
25 Oct 2021

The other day, I took a trip to Sevkabel port to see a new exhibition, called 'Hydra'. To get there I took the trolleybus from Ploshad Vosstaniya (10 minutes from Liden ...
13 Oct 2021

Pronunciation in Russian Since arriving in St. Petersburg, one of the most frustrating things I have found when speaking Russian is not being understood due to my ...
11 Oct 2021

Having been in St. Petersburg for a month, I felt like it was time to explore another part of Russia. Just a four-hour train ride away, I decided to spend a weekend in ...
10 Oct 2021

I remember it very well. It was summer 2018 in Switzerland and I was walking home after having finished my working day at the institute where I was doing my internship. I ...
08 Oct 2021

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 ...
06 Oct 2021

Russia is renowned for its space industry across the world. Indeed, the Soviet space programme has set many records, such as the first satellite, dog, man and woman to enter ...
06 Oct 2021

As we humans love music, it is to be expected that the audiovisual material we consume the most is music videos. Therefore, hits such as "Despacito", "Shape of You" and "See ...
29 Sep 2021

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 world's premiere dance ...