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Funding for Swedish students available for Riga, Latvia

07.10.2020
Dear students from Sweden: do you know what might be your best way to spend this autumn? We do: come to magnificent Riga and start speaking Russian in no time - for free! Russian Language Academy - our internationally accredited school, offers full-time group and individual courses all year round. Highly experienced native teachers, Communicative teaching approach, Russian Host Families, school’s location in the heart of the capital of Latvia – all this at your arm’s length! With super positive...
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Your special offer for Intensive individual online Russian is here!

28.09.2020
You have a great possibility to book Intensive Online lessons  from 15 to 20 lessons per week. We understand, that the present situation with "Covid-19" may impact your plans to take Russian language course in Riga. Taking care of your safety and supporting your willingness to study and improve your Russian, we are happy to make a very special offer for Individual intensive online lessons. Be sure that the teaching method and results achieved with be as good as if you are in...
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How do you celebrate summer solstice?

22.06.2020
Dear friends, it’s Midsummer, which means everyone in Latvia is in a holiday mood and celebrating summer solstice on June 23rd and 24th – “Jāņi day” and “Līgo day”! In Latvia it’s the most magical festival time, when everyone sings, dances, makes bonfires and is merry until sunrise. So how do you celebrate “Jāņi” exactly?   First of all, with family and friends somewhere in the nature. You make bouquets and wreaths out of herbs, oak leaves and summer flowers. You can feel the spirit of...
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Celebrating March 8 with Inspiring Women in Russian history

06.03.2020
???March 8th, the International Women’s Day, is just around the corner! Let’s take a look at 5 inspirational Russian ladies over the centuries. From writers and engineers to actresses and world rulers – personalities whose achievements will carry on their names for generations to come. Starting off with Valentina Tereshkova (1937-) - the first woman to go to space (1963). Originally a textile worker and amateur skydiver, Valentina gained worldwide admiration and respect as the only woman ever to have been...
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I came to Riga for the fifth time!

04.02.2020
It's always a great pleasure when our Russian language students decide to come back to study in our school. Natasha from the UK is an extraordinary case because she is currently studying for the fifth time at Russian Language Academy Durbe. For this reason we are very honoured and we decided to share with you her experience and her personal growth at RLA Durbe. Russian Language Academy Durbe from the point of view of our student Natasha RLA Durbe: Which...
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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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