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Ice hockey in Riga, Latvia

19.12.2019
Latvian national sport  An ice hockey game in Riga, Latvia is definitely a great choice to enjoy your evenings in winter! Ice hockey is the national and most popular sport in Latvia! You can perceive how much Latvians care about it while sitting in the stands of the ice-hockey arena! The city team, Riga Dinamo, is a very high-quality team and takes part in the Kontinental Hockey League. Latvia started playing ice hockey in the 1930s, and just after 16...
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How to wish Good luck in Russian

17.12.2019
Are you going to start a new experience? Or your exam is just around the corner?  We would like to wish you luck, but in Russian style! Let’s see below 3 different ways to say ‘good luck’ in Russian! The most common way to wish Good luck in Russian 1)  The most common way to wish good luck for Russians is: Удачи! [udachi] The word удачА means luck. Russians usually say simply ‘’ Удачи’’. This word comes from a longer...
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New Evening Language Course season is here!

25.11.2019
Join Russian or Latvian Evening group course and start speaking from day 1. The best gift for the New Year is definitely a new skill. Sign up now and be ready to dive into the language learning from January 2020. Be ready for an intensive 8-week course with evening lessons twice a week. Full course price is only 199 EUR. Even more – you get a 15% discount with an ISIC card! For Evening Russian read more here. For Evening...
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Tips about Riga to remember before you study Russian in Latvia

11.11.2019
Welcome to Riga! In order for you to get used to the city’s lifestyle, you’re encouraged to go through these essential tips. Study Russian abroad in Riga and enjoy your linguistic vacation to the fullest. Riga Map You will get a map of Riga on your first day of classes. In case you’d like to know Riga’s geography before your arrival, you can find a map of Riga here. RLA Durbe can be found by the address: Raina bulvaris 31, Riga. Public transportation...
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Learning Russian Online for Free

06.06.2019
Do you want to learn Russian but have no idea where to start or how to improve it? We did the research for you and recommend these free sites online: Master Russian teaches all the basics, in addition to proverbs and Russian culture. Russian for Everyone follows more of an organized lesson plan approach to learning the language if you prefer more of a traditional setting. RT offers lessons, phonetics, and tests. You would have to create a free account...
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Tour of the Central Market

04.06.2019
Let's Go to the Central Market! After a day at RLA Durbe in the capital of Latvia - Riga, students (and interns) can relax by going on a tour of the Riga Central Market. Our tour guide Natasha was a sweet lady, she told us all about the history of the market and the importance of the Daugava River. She told us how barges would transport fresh produce from the provinces of Latvia to Riga and dock workers would laboriously...
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