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Russian New Year’s movies
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Russian New Year’s movies

New Year is the most beloved holiday in Russia. That is why it should not come as a surprise that...
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English words in Russian Language
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English words in Russian Language

Inspired by the western culture and lifestyle, Russians increasingly more often include the English words into everyday’s speech. Sometimes it...
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Studying Russian as experienced by Charlotte from Edinburgh
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Studying Russian as experienced by Charlotte from Edinburgh

I am a third year student currently doing my year abroad at the St. Petersburg State University's Russian Language and...
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Russian superstitions
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Russian superstitions

Superstitions, omens and beliefs in Russia Superstitions, omens and beliefs are integral part of life in Russia. They originate from...
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The University of Edinburgh student won a poetry competition in PSU
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The University of Edinburgh student won a poetry competition in PSU

Emily, a student from the University of Edinburgh, has won a poetry-reading competition "Мой Поэт" in Petrozavodsk State University! This...
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I say “пончик”. You say “пышка”. Moscow and St Petersburg lexical differences
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I say “пончик”. You say “пышка”. Moscow and St Petersburg lexical differences

Moscow vs St Petersburg: differences in speech It should not come as a surprise that Moscow and St Petersburg are...
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“I really enjoyed my time in St Petersburg…”
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“I really enjoyed my time in St Petersburg…”

I really enjoyed my time in St Petersburg, and the family I stayed with were incredibly generous and made me...
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How to make Russian friends
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How to make Russian friends

Making friends in a foreign country is never going to be easy. It may seem particularly tricky in Russia as...
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Почему я люблю Москву?
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Почему я люблю Москву?

Есть множество причин любить Москву. У каждого они свои. Город, который не спит Я люблю Москву за ее сумасшедший ритм....
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Places to visit outside St Petersburg
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Places to visit outside St Petersburg

Summer is fast approaching and it’s time to get outside and visit some new places! We know St Petersburg has...
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Host Family vs. Shared Flat
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Host Family vs. Shared Flat

Whilst studying in Russia, you have several different accommodation options, the most popular being host families and shared flats. They...
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White Nights in St Petersburg
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White Nights in St Petersburg

Studying in St Petersburg means that you get to witness the magical White Nights or Beliye Nochi. At their peak...
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Russian Idioms
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Russian Idioms

It’s time to bring to life your Russian language skills and impress your Russian friends by dropping a few idioms...
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Notes from a Student in St Petersburg
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Notes from a Student in St Petersburg

Before I started my lessons at St Petersburg State University (SPSU) I pictured strict teachers and rote learning - I...
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Notes from a Student in Moscow II
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Notes from a Student in Moscow II

Moscow is an excellent place to live when studying Russian in Russia. The capital very much deserves the title of...
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Notes from a Student in Moscow
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Notes from a Student in Moscow

A year studying abroad can be as daunting as it is exciting. It can be especially so when the unsolved...
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Liden & Denz anniversary upgrade
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Liden & Denz anniversary upgrade

The renowned Russian language school Liden & Denz is celebrating its 25th birthday! To ensure everyone feels included in the...
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Top 4 parks in Moscow
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Top 4 parks in Moscow

For all our students currently in Russia, temperatures are rising and spring is fast-approaching! The hibernation period is coming to...
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Spring special offers at Liden & Denz
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Spring special offers at Liden & Denz

Are you considering a study trip to Russia but have yet to make up your mind about when and where...
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Moscow State University – A few words from the Programme Director
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Moscow State University – A few words from the Programme Director

Valery Tchastnyk – Russian Programme Director Moscow State University is my life. My parents, wife, son and I have all...
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