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HIGHLIGHTS OF 2011 IN RUSSIAN-BRITISH RELATIONSHIP

  • Prime-Minister David Cameron's visit to Moscow and the resumption of the bilateral political dialogue.
  • UK-Russia Year of Space-2011. Start of practical cooperation between the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and UK Space Agency. Unveiling of Yuri Gagarin statue in London to mark the first man in space.
  • The British rescue of two Russian crew members from the "Swanland" that sank off the Welsh coast.
  • Launch of the Russian regions presentations program for UK to promote economic and scientific cooperation. Visits by the President of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) E.Borisov and the President of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences A.Mazgarov.
  • The total volume of bilateral trade increased by 40 percent to USD 17.5 bln. (for the first ten mounths of 2011).