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Ushakov Medal presentation ceremony

On 2nd November 2016 the Ushakov Medal and a personalized officer wrist watch “VOSTOK” of the Arctic Convoy Veteran Mr Harry Ludford were presented to his daughter and grandsons.

ACRA held a presentation for international investors at the Russian Ambassador's residence in London

On November 2, the Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA) held a presentation at the Russian Ambassador’s Residence in London. The event was attended by top managers of the leading British and international investment companies, banks and enterprises of various sectors of the economy, as well as by representatives of international audit and legal firms, and the media.

Children's Drawing contest "The Orthodox Church in Scotland"

Сhildren's drawing competition "Orthodox church in Scotland" was organized by the Consulate General in cooperation with the Russian Orthodox School in Glasgow. The awarding ceremony and an opening of the exhibition of children's works in Russian Orthodox School of Glasgow was attended by Consul General of Russia in the Edinburgh Andrey A.Pritsepov, Archpriest Georgiy Zavershinsky and Director of the Orthodox School Deacon Sergei Sokolovsky.

75th Anniversary of the Arctic Convoys in Liverpool

On 31 October by the kind invitation of the Ministry of Defence in partnership with the Royal British Legion and the City of Liverpool Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko took part in a solemn ceremony commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Arctic Convoy missions which was held in Liverpool Town Hall.

International conference "Poets and Power" dedicated to Osip Mandelshtam, Nikolay Gumilev, Anna Akhmatova and other poets of the Silver Age took place in Moffat, Scotland

On 21-23 October 2016 an international conference titled "Poets and Power", jointly organized by the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, the Moscow Institute of Translation and Moffat Book Events, was launched in the town of Moffat with participation of the diplomats of the Consulate General of Russia in Edinburgh.

Ushakov medals presented to British veterans of the Arctic Convoys in Leeds

On 21 October Third Secretary of the Russian Embassy Elizaveta Vokorina, Attaché of the Russian Embassy Mr Oleg Shor, Attaché of the Russian Embassy Elena Gorshkova and Assistant Naval Attaché Commander Dmitry Sharapov presented the Ushakov medals to British veterans of the Arctic Convoys at a ceremony in Leeds.

Annual week of cultural, sports and business events

Eastern Seasons returns to London from 28 November to 5 December 2016 with a week of cultural, sports and business events that will strengthen ties between the people of Eastern and Western Europe.

Tchaikovsky Orchestra starts UK tour with a concert at the Embassy

On 6 October, a concert given by cellist of the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Fedor Zemlerub with pianist Pavel Kolesnikov and a launch of the book “Medium” celebrating the 85th anniversary of the TSO, marked the start of the UK-wide tour of one of Russia's most important music collectives.

President’s Sambo Cup in Edinburgh

For third time the President's SAMBO Cup was held in the United Kingdom. First tournament was in 2014 took place in London, the second was held in Manchester in 2015. On 25th September teams from Italy, Spain, France, Netherlands, Russia and Scotland met in Edinburgh.

Ushakov Medals presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans in Sunderland area

On 27 September, Counsellor of the Embassy Konstantin Shlykov presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Francis William HEIGHINGTON, Mr Thomas HEDLEY, Mr George Edgar LOMAX, Mr William DELANEY, Mr John Robert BROOK, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.

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