Reading Between the Lines of Latvian Literature

22 Sep 2023

Latvian literature, a treasure trove of creativity and wisdom, has a rich history that stretches back centuries. From epic folklore and romantic poetry to contemporary ...
11 Sep 2023

Привет всем! My name is Anna, and I am happy to join the group of interns at Liden & Denz in Riga. I am a master's student from the Czech Republic interested in history, ...
26 Aug 2023

When wandering through the cobbled streets of Riga, it is almost impossible not to stumble across some of the iconic statues that the streets boast. Yet, have you ever ...
20 Jul 2023

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For the English traveller, the trams of Riga are among the city’s most distinctive features. It is, for us, a novelty to have these train-like carriers gliding speedily ...
12 Jul 2023

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Riga has always been a city shaped by international influences, but the curious historical fact of its English Mayor is still an unlikely anecdote. As a part of the Russian ...
29 Dec 2022

For most of us it is one of the first things to tackle when learning Russian: The Cyrillic alphabet. Despite looking very cool it can be a bit confusing when starting out the ...
04 Dec 2022

I think it is safe to say that no place can embody over 800 years of history as well as Riga’s Old Town. It tells the story of a city founded by German traders and ...
20 Sep 2022

  If you ever decide to pick up any book written in the 19th century in Russian, you will surely come across SLOVOERS. But what is that and what should you know about ...
21 Sep 2021

Situated on the Mamayev Kurgan-hill (Мамаев курган) in Volgograd (former Stalingrad) in Southern Russia, stands a magnificent statue which commemorates the sufferings, ...
25 Aug 2021

Авось is a widely used Russian saying which expresses a very specific concept. Although you may find that it is often translated as ‘perhaps’ or ‘with hope’, these English ...
05 Sep 2020

Moscow is home to many great architectural styles from old to modern, extraordinary, phenomenal and much more. The Russian capital offers many buildings which are definitely ...
08 Jun 2020

Around 280 million people in the world speak Russian, which is very likely to be one of the reasons why also you decided to try to learn it. However, this number doesn’t ...