29 March 2017
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PHOTO REPORTS

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).

Provost of Perth and Kinross Liz Grant, members of Perth Council, teachers and students of Perth College and other representatives of local community took part in the event.
During the evening guests had a chance to taste the traditional dishes of the Russian Cuisine.





LATEST EVENTS

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

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.


15.03.2017

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.


14.03.2017

Embassy marks jubilee of Valentina Tereshkova

On 14 March the Russian Embassy hosted a reception to mark the 80 jubilee of Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space.


14.03.2017

Ambassador Yakovenko visits the Russian stand at the London Book Fair

2017 is yet another year of large-scale Russian participation in London Book Fair. More than 450 books are presented to the public at stand READ.RUSSIA. Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko took part in the opening of the Russian stand, with the Head of the Russian Federal Agency for press and mass communications Mikhail Seslavinsky.


13.03.2017

Russian Consul General in Edinburgh plants Tree of Friendship in Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

As part of the opening ceremony of the Siberian exhibition in Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh on 10th March 2017, the Russian Consul General in Edinburgh Mr Andrey Pritsepov planted the Tree of Friendship in order to celebrate the beginning of the fruitful cooperation along the lines of Moscow and Edinburgh Botanic Gardens.


13.03.2017

Plant Diplomacy: Opening of Siberian Section of Royal Botanic Garden

On 10th March the Russian Consul General in Edinburgh Mr Andrey Pritsepov together with the Director of the Main Moscow Botanic Garden Mr Alexander Demidov and the Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh took part in the opening ceremony of the Siberian exhibition in Edinburgh.


10.03.2017

Memorable gifts are presented to Scottish Veteran of Arctic Convoys

On 6th March 2017, the Russian Consul General in Edinburgh Mr Andrey A.Pritsepov had a meeting with Arctic Convoy Veteran Mr George Laidlaw, who had been awarded the Ushakov Medal. 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 Laidlaw.



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