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Goodbye Saint Petersburg!

27 Dec 2021

After 15 weeks in Saint Petersburg, the time has finally come to say goodbye and fly home to the UK! Although this was not my first time in Russia (I spent two weeks here in ...
03 Sep 2021

Привет! I'm Alice, and I have just started studying at Liden & Denz, which I will be continuing for the next 3 months, alongside the blogging internship they offer, and ...
21 Jul 2021

Hello everyone! I am Fabio, and this is my first post as a blogger at Liden & Denz. I study applied Linguistics in Switzerland with Russian as a foreign language and ...
14 May 2021

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Most students of Russian are probably aware that quite a hefty number of English words have crept into the Russian dictionary: ranging from джинсы (jeans) to хедж-фонд (hedge ...
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 Mar 2021

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As if getting to grips with the cyrillic alphabet isn’t difficult enough for new students of Russian, two of the Russian alphabet’s 33 letters are ‘voiceless’: Ь and Ъ. How ...
18 Mar 2021

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COVID-19 has changed practically every aspect of our lives, language included. Below you will find a list of Russian COVID-19 vocabulary: an essential edition to any Russian ...
05 Mar 2021

When I started to learn Russian a little over a year ago, I thought the best way to get to know the language was by spending time in Russia. This is actually still true: it ...
03 Mar 2021

Want to watch some Russian films or TV online but struggling to find good sources? We've complied a list of some of the best places for you! 1. Klassiki This streaming ...
02 Mar 2021

If you are reading this blog, it means that you in some way or another are interested in learning the Russian language. Whether you want to communicate with your new Russian ...
01 Mar 2021

In the UK, it's quite unusual for a school to offer Russian as an option for students - especially in a non-specialist secondary school. However, there are a few schools ...
23 Feb 2021

Всем привет! My name is Anna and I'm a third year student at the University of Bristol in the UK. I'm studying for a degree in French and Russian, and as part of my studies I ...