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Kyiv Around ALMA School: Kiev Pechersk Lavra

Take a 25 minute walk from ALMA School and you are at one of the postcard sights of Kyiv — the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra. It all started with a man in a cave. In a time so far as the 11th century a monk called Anthony came to Kievan Rus to spread monastic tradition, and chose a cave in Berestov Mount w…

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ALMA Cups for David and Katrina

Meet David and Katrina from America! They've been waiting to get their own ALMA Cups and today's the day :) In their short 12 and 14 years respectively these two have been highly productive and can boast great achievements in swimming, fencing, volleyball and soon enough — Russian as foreign. We w…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: Ivan Franko Square

Just in front of Ivan Franko National Academic Drama Theater there is a small cozy square, coincidentally also named after the Ukrainian writer. Ivana Franka Square is well worth visiting. Besides, its proximity to the theater as well as to the House with Chimaeras with its beautiful terrace…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: MAGIC SNAIL

All residents and guests know that there is only one rule on the streets of Kyiv: whenever a huge bright-pink plastic snail on wheels is in sight, delicious coffee of all kinds isn't far off. But where has the MAGIC SNAIL permanently parked? That's right! A 15 minute walk from ALMA School :) It's…

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ALMA Cup for Stephanie

The winner of this week's ALMA Cup is Stephanie from Canada. Stephanie decided to add Russian to the list of languages she speaks and she chose ALMA School to do the teaching! Stephanie loves new experiences and recently brought a beautiful llama scarf from her travels in Latin America. Now she is…

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