23 April 2017
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Arctic Convoy Veteran Mr Harry Oliver Potts receives Admiral Ushakov Medal

The Veteran of Arctic Convoys Mr Harry Oliver Potts from Morpeth receives the Admiral Ushakov Medal during a solemn ceremony held at the Russian Consulate General on 13th March. Also, memorable gifts created on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy calling Archangelsk as well as a personalized officer wrist watch “VOSTOK" were presented to Mr Potts.

During the WWII Mr Potts served on cruiser HMS London, that took part in the Arctic Convoys in 1942-1943. The Veterans inquired about his fellow sailors and wished to contact them.





LATEST EVENTS

20.04.2017

Ushakov Medal presentation ceremony

After a three-year search, the Consulate General was able to contact the sons of now late Scottish Veteran of the Arctic Convoys Mr Graham Wilson, who had been awarded the Ushakov Medal. This was made possible thanks to the assistance of the chairman of the Russian Arctic Convoys Club 21 Ms Anna C Mckessock. Upon finding an article about Mr Wilson in the archive of a small local periodical Kilin News (from the year 2005) with the help of journalists from the newspaper she contacted Veteran’s relatives and informed them of the high award.


06.04.2017

Memorable gifts are presented to Scottish Veteran of Arctic Convoys

On 4h April 2017, the Russian Consul General in Edinburgh Mr Andrey A.Pritsepov handed over to a WWII Veteran who took part in the Arctic Convoys, Mr Eric Wallace Lloyd, a set of memorable gifts created on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy calling Archangelsk.


05.04.2017

Ambassador Yakovenko visits Natural & Organic Products Europe show at the London ExCel Exhibition Centre

On 3 April Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko visited Natural & Organic Products Europe, one of the world’s most important food industry shows, hosted at London’s ExCel.


05.04.2017

About visit to headquarters of PST GROUP

On 3rd April 2017 during a business trip to Glasgow the Russian Consul General in Edinburgh Mr Andrey A.Pritsepov, visited the headquarters (and manufacturing facility) of PST Group and met with the company’s Sales Director Mr Alex Nicol in order to discuss prospects of PTS Group developing economic ties with Russian partners. Exchange of opinions took place in connection with company’s potential for developing operations in Russia.


03.04.2017

Vitaliy Naumkin speech at the Russian Embassy

On April, 3 Vitaly Naumkin, President of the Institute for Oriental studies (Russia), Senior Political Advisor to United Nations and Arab League Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura, gave a talk on “Crisis of nation-states in the Middle East: a view from Russia” for MPs and Lords, diplomats, journalists, representatives of business community, think-tank experts at the Russian Embassy.


26.03.2017

Russian community activists meet in London

On 26 March the Russian cultural centre Rossotrudnichestvo in London hosted the 9th annual conference of Russian diaspora in UK. The 70 delegates of 40 organizations from 18 areas of Britain discussed the future of Russian schools, support for small businesses, working with British authorities and other communities as well as diaspora print and online media. Representatives of Russian communities from France and Belgium and of the British authorities also attended as guests. The delegates elected the new Russian community council, now chaired by Olegs Sotnicenko, and supported the creation of an Advisory Board, composed of prominent personalities of the Russian diaspora and British society.


25.03.2017

Russian sailor remembered in Plymouth

Centenary of death of the First World War Russian sailor Petr Ogorelkov who served at “Askold” cruiser was marked on 18 March in Ford Park, the oldest cemetery in Plymouth which also has Crimea war graves and the grave of another "Askold" sailor.


25.03.2017

"Fabergé in London" book edited by Kieran McCarthy launched in London

On 24 March "Fabergé in London" book edited by Kieran McCarthy was launched in London at the Residence of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation.


16.03.2017

Annual Russian Dinner in Perth

On 14 March 2016 diplomats of the Consulate General of Russia in Edinburgh took part in the annual Russian dinner in Perth arranged by the Friends of Pskov Association (Perth and Pskov are twin cities for more than 25 years).


16.03.2017

On the opening of the UN Model at the George Watson’s College

On 10-12 March 10th Anniversary Model of the UN was held in Edinburgh at George Watson’s College. The MUN General Assembly was inaugurated on March, 11th by the Russian Consul General in Edinburgh Andrey A. Pritsepov, who spoke about the fundamental principles of the UN work and the importance of the organization in the modern world, and shared his own diplomatic experience with the delegates.



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