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Fascinating Russian Easter Facts - did you know?

30.04.2021
Let’s talk Easter! Here are some fascinating Russian Easter Facts! Even though the Western world has already celebrated Easter, according to Orthodox tradition in 2021 Easter will be held on May 2. Russians observe many Easter traditions, young and old. Although there are no Easter bunnies or chocolate eggs (but there are eggs!), celebrations involve unique and beautiful customs.   The name. Easter in Russia is called Paskha («Пасха»). In accordance with the Christian tradition, the word signifies transitioning with...
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Time for a free lesson giveaway!

26.02.2021
Participate now for an amazing chance to win two online Russian lessons for free. And not just any lessons, but a 2-lesson session in our new (yet already popular!) Russian via movies course! This course is a unique tool to quickly immerse into the world of Russian culture, beautiful cinematography and language. Be ready to have interesting discussions and cultural revelations! Giveaway details: For A2+/B1 level students 5 session dates starting March 8 to choose from Two separate winners (first...
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Take these 3 steps for carefree language vacation

16.02.2021
Have a dream of studying Russian in Riga? Make 2021 your best year yet!   Let’s call it the magic of 3 steps to make your dream come true: Dream now -> Book today -> Come in summer => Relax and enjoy! Pick and apply for any period in summer you’d like to dedicate to learning Russian Choose the most suitable for your personal needs and goals Russian language course. Individual or Group classes -> spice it up with an...
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And so your Russian level is --> C1. Now what?

08.02.2021
First of all congratulations - your Russian language knowledge is officially advanced! Now you wonder what course to take after reaching B2+? For advanced students we offer the unique opportunity to reach new amazing highs with the individual C1 Absolute Advanced Course. Our professional teachers are skilled and experienced when it comes to C1 and above levels. They are ready to teach Russian even to native speaking expats at any time. This individual course focuses specifically on: Writing, listening, reading...
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Latvia - your Boren approved destination to study Russian

04.02.2021
We’re happy to announce that Latvia is Boren-approved destination for 2021. As it’s time of the year when US students who wish to study Russian abroad apply for Boren scholarship, it’s a great honor to learn that Latvia (just as every year) has been green-listed as one of preferred Boren Awards for International Study's destinations for 2021! We may live in a whole new world at the moment, but some things don’t change. :) For many years Russian Language Academy...
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From spicy discussions to authentic outdoor activities - Your Russian Host Family Stay

16.12.2020
Choosing the best suitable Russian language course specifically for your needs is important. So is your accommodation during your stay in Latvia. A Russian Host Family can easily become your ideal accommodation choice while taking a Russian language course in Riga. From spicy discussions to authentic outdoor activities – anything is possible.   What’s a Host Family? What does a typical Russian host family look like? In some cases, this term does not mean a traditional married couple with children....
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