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Celebrating Maslenitsa
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Celebrating Maslenitsa

Maslenitsa is fast approaching. In fact, the celebrations begin next Monday! A holiday of religious and pagan origins, Maslenitsa is...
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Top 4 winter activities
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Top 4 winter activities

Russia’s chilly winter months provide an abundance of snow, ice and fun activities! Here’s EBC list of the top four...
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Top 5 things to do in St Petersburg
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Top 5 things to do in St Petersburg

There’s an absolute of wealth of fantastic things to do in St Petersburg making the list below by no means...
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4 Russian foods you must try
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4 Russian foods you must try

Russia isn’t best known for its cuisine but that doesn’t mean you’ll be starved of tasty meals and snacks! There’s...
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New Year’s Celebrations in Russia
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New Year’s Celebrations in Russia

It’s 11 pm and you’re getting ready for bed… well no, not today! Instead, you’re putting your party gear on...
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Learn Russian in Riga
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Learn Russian in Riga

Hello everyone! Maria here. Recently, I visited Riga, the capital of Latvia and I am excited to share my thoughts...
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Winter special offers at Liden & Denz
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Winter special offers at Liden & Denz

Are you considering a study trip to Russia but have yet to make your mind up about when best to...
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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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Travelling by train in Russia
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Travelling by train in Russia

Whilst you’re on your study trip in Russia, you’ll want to travel around and discover other cities, near and far....
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Christmas special offers at the Derzhavin Institute
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Christmas special offers at the Derzhavin Institute

Get yourself in the festive mood by studying over the Christmas period at the Derzhavin Institute in St Petersburg! One...
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How to survive the Russian winter
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How to survive the Russian winter

Winter is fast approaching especially in Russia. This week sees St Petersburg’s первый снег/first snow. The snow might not be...
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Liden & Denz Russian language school
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Liden & Denz Russian language school

Last Autumn I did a general Russian course at Liden & Denz, St. Petersburg. During the eight-week course, my Russian...
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Why study in Kazan
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Why study in Kazan

Kazan (meaning “cooking pot” in Tatar) is a melting pot of cultures, religions, customs and people. It is a city where students...
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Whilst on my Russian study-trip I wish I had…
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Whilst on my Russian study-trip I wish I had…

(This time four years ago, I was off on my year abroad to Russia. If only I could do it...
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Autumn special offers at Liden & Denz
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Autumn special offers at Liden & Denz

And now it’s the turn of the internationally renowned Russian language school Liden & Denz to offer you some excellent...
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Autumn special offers at the Derzhavin Institute
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Autumn special offers at the Derzhavin Institute

Are you considering going on a study-trip to Russia in the next couple of months? If so, then keep on...
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Four reasons to join VK
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Four reasons to join VK

VK (Vkontakte) is the Russian version of Facebook. It’s the largest social networking site in Europe and is one of...
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What to pack for your Russian study-trip
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What to pack for your Russian study-trip

With only two weeks to go before most of you year abroad students head off to your chosen cities in...
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What to expect in the first weeks of your year abroad
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What to expect in the first weeks of your year abroad

Hello everyone! I’m Lucy, here to ensure you have smooth-running and enjoyable study trip in Russia. With the year abroad...
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Acrostic Poem about Russia!
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Acrostic Poem about Russia!

  Russia is mighty vast, full of forests, snow and grass. Unconditional freezing-cold, wraps the country, young and old. Samovar...
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