23 November 2017
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Wreath laying ceremony at Arctic Convoys Memorial in Loch Ewe

On 7th May 2017, a solemn wreath-laying ceremony was held at the Arctic Convoys Memorial in the Cove, Loch Ewe, on the occasion of the 72nd 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.
For the first time, Russian and Scottish Veterans of the Arctic Convoys jointly participated the annual wreath laying ceremony in Loch Ewe.
The wreaths were laid by the Consul General of Russian Federation in Edinburgh Mr Andrey Pritsepov, the Consul General of United Kingdom in Saint-Petersburg Mr Keith Allan, the Lord-Lieutenant of Ross and Cromarty Ms Janet Bowen, representatives of the Arctic Convoys organizations from Saint Peters burgh. The ceremony was also attended by the management of the Arctic Convoys Museum in Aultbea, Russian and Scottish naval cadets and representatives of the local community and compatriots.

 





LATEST EVENTS

13.11.2017

Students of Russian school "Znaniye" presented exams certificates at the Russian Embassy

On 13 November 2017 the Embassy hosted the presentation of A-levels exams certificates to the students of the educational centre Znaniye (Knowledge). The Embassy donated a set of books in Russian to the students.


12.11.2017

Remembrance Sunday at Soviet War Memorial

On 12 November 2017 a traditional ceremony of wreath laying took place at the Soviet War Memorial in London, near the Imperial War Museum.


02.11.2017

Reception at the Russian Embassy

On 2 November 2, 2017 2017 the Russian Embassy in London hosted the reception «The first wave of the Russian emigration».


24.10.2017

Agricultural Attache Derbenskiy visits British farms in county Devon.

On 19 - 20 October 2017 the Agricultural Attaché of the Russian Embassy Vladimir Derbenskiy visited five agricultural farms in county Devon.


20.10.2017

Poetry festival Pushkin in Britain launched at the Embassy

On 20 October 2017 the traditional Russian poetry and culture festival "Pushkin in Britain" was launched at the Russian Embassy in London. The Embassy reception included a poetry slam. The festival continues, with the poetry tournament in Trafalgar square and events in Cambridge. See www.pushkininbritain.com for events schedule.


13.10.2017

Evening with Professor Valentina Polukhina: Joseph Brodsky and his heritage

On 13 October Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko took part in the event dedicated to the Russian poet Joseph Brodsky, whose prominent scholar Professor Valentina Polukhina has donated her archive of Brodsky papers to the museum of the poet in his native St Petersburg. The evening was hosted by the Russian cultural centre Rossotrudnichestvo and featured talks by Prof. Polukhina, Director of the Museum Mikhail Milchik, deputy editor of Rossiyskaya Gazeta Yury Lepsky, museum volunteer poet Arina Bedrina and the film about Brodsky "A cat and a half".


03.10.2017

Embassy hosts presentation of online platform “InArt”

On 3 October the Embassy hosted a reception and presentation of the analytical online platform “InArt” (https://in-art.ru/en/) by the founder Ms Ksenia Podoynitsyna.


03.10.2017

Reception to celebrate 125 years of Shell in Russia

On 3 October the Embassy hosted a reception to celebrate 125 years of Shell in Russia and launch a book about this anniversary. “Shell” is onе of the most well-known and important companies in Russian oil and gas sector.


03.10.2017

Memorable gifts presented to Scottish Veterans of Arctic Convoys

On 28th September 2017, the Russian Consul General in Edinburgh Mr Andrey A.Pritsepov visited two WWII Veteranы who took part in the Arctic Convoys, Mr Ernest Robertson and Mr William Robertson Mckay. They both received a set of memorable gifts created on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy calling Archangelsk.


03.10.2017

Meeting of Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A. Pritsepov with the Lord-Provost of Aberdeen

On 28th of September during a working visit to Aberdeenshire Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey A. Pritsepov held a working meeting with the Lord-provost of Aberdeen Barney Crockett and members of the City Council.



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