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Interview with Nathan Paul of MegaDragon

14 Apr 2021

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As well as being the lead vocalist of the epic death-metal band MegaDragon, Nathan Paul is currently studying Russian online with Liden and Denz. His five-piece band is based ...
06 Apr 2021

You might never have heard of Ералаш, or Yeralash (English: Mishmash), but in Russia, it is one of the best known children's programmes. It has been running for over 45 years ...
23 Feb 2021

Yesterday, the historic celebration of 'Defender of the Fatherland Day', or День Защитника Отечества in Russian, took place. It's a tradition already entrenched in history, ...
05 Feb 2020

What is VK? If you’ve never heard of VK, like I hadn’t a year ago, you might be a bit confused. VK is the most popular social networking site in Russia, with over 300 ...
16 Oct 2017

Ivan Bunin in 1933 “for the strict artistry with which he has carried on the classical Russian traditions in prose writing”. It was the first time a Nobel Prize had been ...
05 Sep 2017

Of course, Saint Petersburg is bathed in history. As a city, it holds great significance regarding the Russian Revolution of 1917. So much so, that it is sometimes referred to ...
01 Sep 2017

Education, education, and education. An integral part of society across the world. Образование (education) of all ages plays a particularly significant role in Russia which is ...
18 Aug 2017

Saint Petersburg is, of course, renowned for housing some of the most marvellous museums, beautiful buildings and majestic monuments in the world. Despite the fact that they ...
20 Jul 2016

If you happen to find love whilst studying in Russia, you may like to know what is in store for you on your special day. Here are some Russian wedding ...
17 Apr 2014

The recent incident in which Russian TV channel TVT censored a mild swear-word caused great hilarity among TV viewers. Russian law states certain expletives, as laid down ...
21 Feb 2014

Teremok (теремок) is the very well loved blini (блины) chain that only existed in Russia... until now! Teremok, having enjoyed huge success in Moscow and St Petersburg, ...