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14.10.2015
Russian Ambassador’s Residence got restored antique clocks

On 12 October renewed antique French clocks came back to the Russian Ambassador’s Residence after a restoration by horologist Roy Clement (Pendulum of Mayfair). Thanks to his efforts all clocks are in excellent condition now.


14.10.2015
Ushakov Medals presented to British veteran of the Arctic Convoys at the Russian Embassy

On 14 of October the British veterans of the Arctic Convoys Mr Leslie Ernest GOMERSALL and Mr James MARTIN were presented the Ushakov Medals by Attaché of the Russian Embassy Mr. Oleg Shor.


07.10.2015
The Mikhail Lermontov Statue Unveiled in Scotland

On 3 October 2015 the statue of the great Russian poet Mikhail Lermontov was unveiled in Earlston. The sculpture is the first monument in Scotland dedicated to a Russian literary figure, and the project was made possible thanks to the efforts and devotion of Ms Maria Koroleva, who represents the Lermontov family, the Chairperson of The Friends of Thomas the Rhymer Group Ms Gwen Hardie and the Chair of Earlston Community Council Mr John Paton-Day.


06.10.2015
Russian Embassy hosts Hermitage reception

On 6 October the Russian Embassy hosted a reception for Hermitage Foundation UK marking the launch of the book “My Hermitage” by Prof. Mikhail Piotrovsky, Director of the State Hermitage museum, St.Petersburg. Hermitage Foundation UK (formerly "Friends of the Hermitage") has existed since 1999, familiarizing the British public with the treasures of this Russian museum and organizing joint projects.


06.10.2015
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 6 October Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Edward John TREW, Mr Konstantyn OKOLOW-ZUBKOWSKI, Mr Stanley William SHEPHERD, Mr Robert STEPHENS, Mr Dennis KALTON and Mr Alexander Arthur LANT.


05.10.2015
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 2 October Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr George BENNETT, Mr William FLETCHER, Mr Thomas Charles POWER, Mr Jhon REDFERN, Mr James Derrick MEE, Mr Roy Douglas OAKLEY, Mr David Noel GARDNER, Mr Alan John SELF, Mr Allan Gerald BRABYN, Mr Dick Keneth Lancelot TRETT, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


05.10.2015
Ekaterina Genieva remembered at the Russian Embassy

On 4 October the Russian Embassy hosted an evening of memories for the late Ekaterina Genieva (1946-2015), Director General of the All-Russia State Library of Foreign Literature. Mrs Genieva was a frequent guest in the UK, she was a distinguished scholar of English literature and made an important contribution to cultural connections between Russia and Britain. Friends of Mrs Genieva and current Director of the Library of Foreign Literature Vadim Duda spoke at the event, and a fragment of Ekaterina Genieva's interview for Russian and UK media was shown.


30.09.2015
Press release on presentation of the book edited by G.Gorodetsky «The Maisky Diaries. Red Ambassador to the Court of St.James’s 1932-1943»

On 30 September the Russian Embassy hosted presentation of book edited by Gabriel Gorodetsky «The Maisky Diaries. Red Ambassador to the Court of St.James’s 1932-1943».


29.09.2015
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 29 September Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Arthur Thomas COGGINS, Mr Alexander James PROSSER, Mr Douglas Albert STEVENS, Mr Frank John ALLWOOD, Mr John Edward WILSON, Mr Eric CRENOL and Mr Frederick Henry CHARLTON, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


25.09.2015
Ambassador Yakovenko meets Dynamo youth basketball team

On 25th September Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko received in his Residence a youth basketball team of Dynamo Moscow Sports Club, who were on their visit to London for their friendly game with Newham All Star Sports Academy.




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