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11.04.2016
Russian schools – in the finals of British English Olympics

On 9 April the award ceremony of the British English Olympics in the UK was held in Excel Arena. More than 110 schools took part in the ceremony, including two Russian schools (Nalchik School number 2 and Venda). The ceremony was attended by representative of the Russian Embassy in the UK.


08.04.2016
Centenary of Anglo-Russian hospital celebrated in London

On 7 April the centenary of Anglo-Russian hospital in Petrograd (St Petersburg) was celebrated in the Royal College of Nursing in London. The hospital worked during WWI, funded by British philanthropists (the Royal family among them). More than 6000 Russian soldiers received 1916 – 1918 treatment in this hospital, which became one of the symbols of alliance between our countries in the First World War. Many descendants of the hospital service staff were invited to the ceremony, including Mr John Whittingdale, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Mr Whittingdale noted in his speech that the glorious pages of our common history should be always remembered, that the humanitarian ties between peoples of Russia and Great Britain must be maintained. A representative of the Embassy attended. In February, centenary celebrations were held in St. Petersburg.


08.04.2016
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 8 April Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Ronald Sidney LUCKETT, Mr Gordon Charles ASTON, Mr Stanley Albert SOUTHALL, Mr Benjamin Douglas FROST, Mr Ronald George SMITH, Mr Walter Eric WILLETS and Mr John William JONES, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


07.04.2016
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 7 April Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Paul Randall ROBSHAW, Mr Blanchard RONALD, Mr Frederick William COOPER, Mr Roy Dennis KIRBY, Mr William Charles MERRY, Mr Basil Harold COLE, Mr Mason HERBERT, Mr Jack Kenneth VINCENT and Mr Eric Pugh, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


31.03.2016
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 30 March Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Thomas Ernest ELLIS, Mr Leonard Morrison MOBBS, Mr Raymond William BAINES, Mr Thomas Harry MONTFORD, Mr John COUGHLIN, George William HICKEY and Maurice Patrick HAYNES, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


31.03.2016
Sculpture of Joseph Brodsky unveiled in London

On 30 March 2016 a bronze bust of the Russian poet, Nobel Prize laureate Joseph Brodsky was unveiled at Waterstones Piccadilly bookshop by the poet's daughter Anna Brodsky. The portrait is a gift of the young Russian sculptor Kirill Bobylev, who created it earlier this month. The sculpture will be displayed at the Russian Bookshop on the 4th floor of the Waterstones flagship store until it moves to a permanent location at a University where Russian is taught and which Brodsky visited.


28.03.2016
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 25 March Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Kenneth ROTHWELL, Mr 2. Joseph Liam GUERIN and Mr Maurice OWEN, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


25.03.2016
Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra performs at the Embassy

On 23 March, musicians of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra gave a concert at the Embassy, followed by a talk of the RLPO Principal Conductor, Mr Vasily Petrenko in conversation with writer and broadcaster, Mr John Suchet. Diplomats, business and cultural personalities attended.


24.03.2016
Visit of the Consul General Mr Andrey Pritsepov to Innis & Gunn

On 17th March, the Consul General Mr Andrey Pritsepov met with the CEO of one the UK's largest craft beer producers Innis & Gunn Mr Douglas Sharp to discuss prospects of company’s further activities in the Russian market. Interest in extending their already existing business in Russia and being present in the long term on the Russian market was noted by the Scottish company.


23.03.2016
Ushakov Medals presented to British veteran of the Arctic Convoys at the Russian Embassy

On 22 of March British veteran of the Arctic Convoys Mr. Peter HARNESS was presented the Ushakov Medals by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for his personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII by Attache of the Russian Embassy Mr Oleg Shor.




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