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Celebrities who can speak Russian

21.02.2020
Did you know that a lot of Hollywood actors and actresses have Russian or Ukrainian roots? Are you surprised that Leonardo di Caprio and Sylvester Stallone are part of this group? Even though they can’t speak Russian at all! Are you curious to know which celebrities and notorious people can speak Russian fluently? Let’s have a look below! 1)Kate Beckinsale, the famous actress which acted in ‘’Underworld’’. She can speak Russian because before embarking on an acting career she had studied Russian and French...
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Study Russian and enjoy your Summer

04.02.2020
Dear future students! Winter is a good time to start thinking about studying Russian in Summer! Riga is the perfect place to learn Russian during Summer! Here you may easily combine your Russian language lessons with fun and relax in the amazing Latvian nature! Enjoy your summer while studying Russian: see the top 3 unique places to visit in your free time! 1) Jurmala is an amazing seaside resort town just 30 minutes away from Riga by train. With its 30 km of beaches, Jurmala has everything you need for a supreme moment of relaxation: from beautiful white-sand beaches to pine woods to cool off. Furthermore, there are elegant wooden...
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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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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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