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ALMA Cup for Ivan

This week's ALMA Cup goes to Ivan! Ivan has lived in Ukraine for three years and has already picked up quite a lot of Russian. And now he has chosen ALMA School to learn it systematically — the decision we respect greatly, considering Ivan's incredibly busy schedule: he teaches English, he works o…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: House with Chimaeras

Another architectural jewel of the Lypky neighbourhood, and perhaps the brightest, is the House with Chimaeras. It was built as a revenue house by a Polish architect Władysław Horodecki in 1902. The building is known as "Horodecki House", however, its trademark feature — ornate sculptures of …

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ALMA Cups for John and Eva!

Congratulations to John from Canada and Eva from Germany on their first achievements in mastering Russian! Fearlessly they have tackled quite a few grammatical obstacles of the tricky, yet ever so wonderous Russian language. And on they go, fueled by eagerness to learn and steaming coffee from…

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Kyiv Around ALMA School: Water Museum

What do we need most during the rainy season? A trip to the Water Museum, of course! Yes, we have a water museum here in Kyiv, and it is only about a 20 minute walk from ALMA School. The building used to be a water tower and 140 years ago was the main water supply system in the city. Today its…

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ALMA Cup for Sandra

Today's ALMA Cup winner is Sandra! Working in a big international organization and having two kids has not stopped Sandra from continuing to master Russian as foreign with us at ALMA School. And now she speaks very good Russian! Dear Sandra, lessons with you are always so much fun! The ALMA Cup is…

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