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06.06.2016
Monument to Russian poet unveiled in Staffordshire on Russian Language Day

Monument to Russian poet unveiled in Staffordshire on Russian Language Day


02.06.2016
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 31 May Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr George Frederick Joseph HANCOCK, Mr Alfred Edward SMEDLEY, Mr Leonard Percy CASEY, Mr Alfred George CHAMBERS, Mr Arthur Geoffrey HUNN, Mr Peter John SMALES, Mr Alexander Castel ROTHNEY, Mr Gordon William BARBER and Mr Eric Ivan BAILEY, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


30.05.2016
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 27 May Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Kenyon George Coulson MANSFIELD, Mr George Robert Victor WRIGHT, Mr Kenneth George NUNN, Mr George William ADAMS, Mr Douglas Fred ENGLAND, Mr George William WAKEFIELD and Mr Edward Cecil HARMAN, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


27.05.2016
Historical plaque dedicated to Tsar Nicholas I unveiled in Scotland

On May 24 in Moffat a commemorative plaque to the Russian Emperor Nicholas I was inaugurated. It is installed in the same hotel where he stayed during the trip to Scotland 200 years ago - in 1816.


25.05.2016
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 24 May Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Donald TAYLOR, Mr Terence Ronald BISHOP, Mr Alec Richard MCCREEDY, Mr Ronald Frederick BUCKINGHAM, Mr Trevor Edward FENNA and Mr Montague WALLEY, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


20.05.2016
Visit to Falkirk

During the visit to Falkerk on 18 of May Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Pritsepov had a meeting with Provost P.Reid and local councilors C.Martin and E.Mahony. They discussed prospects of regional cooperation.


20.05.2016
Pushkin Prize handed over to young writers from Scotland and St Petersburg

Pushkin Prize, established in 1986 by great granddaughter of Alexander Pushkin Lady Butter celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.


19.05.2016
Russian Ambassador to the UK met Chief Executive of the British Soil Association Mrs. Helen Browning and Director of the Natural & Organic Products Europe show Mr. Carsten Holm.

On 18 May Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko met Chief Executive of the British Soil Association H.Browning and Director of the Natural & Organic Products Europe show C.Holm.


19.05.2016
Celebration of the Victory Day in the Northern Scotland

16 May 2016 the the wreaths were laid at the Arctic Convoys Memorial in Lyness, Isle of Hoy, on the shores of Scapa Flow where the Navy escort for the Convoys was being formed during the war. The memorial co-funded from Russia and Scotland was unveiled in 2009. The inscriptions on the memorial reads: “Dedicated to all those who served on the Arctic Convoys 1941-1945”.


19.05.2016
Wreaths laid at the Arctic Convoys Memorial in Loch Ewe

On 14 May 2016 wreath laying ceremony was held at the Arctic Convoys Memorial in the Cove, Loch Ewe, on the occasion of the 71th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. It was Loch Ewe where many vessels that would travel to and from the Soviet Union were stationed during the war.




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