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PHOTO REPORTS

13.11.2012

Representative of the Russian Embassy in the UK visited British farms

On 9-10 November Mr. Vladimir Derbenskiy, agricultural attaché of the Russian Embassy visited farms in the Midlands (Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire). Meetings with members of the House of Commons, Vice-President of the National Farmer Union (NFU) Adam Quinney and a number of British farmers took place. 

Mr. Quinney shared information on the NFU and methods used by British farmers to achieve the high result in the livestock production. Special focus was made on the new technologies used in the British agricultural industry. 









LATEST EVENTS

30.04.2015

“The 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War” Medals presented in Edinburgh

On 30 April 2015 “The 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War” Medals were presented to the Scottish Veterans of the Arctic Convoys at the special ceremony at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Edinburgh.


30.04.2015

Ushakov Medals Presented to the Families of the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 29 April 2015 a ceremony took place in Edinburgh where the Ushakov Medals were presented to the families of the Arctic Convoys veterans who were awarded it for their personal courage and valour shown during the World War II while participating in the Arctic Convoys, but didn’t live to receive it.


30.04.2015

Presentation of Ushakov Medal to the Veteran of the Arctic Convoys William Weir

On 30 April 2015 Ushakov Medal was presented to the veteran of the Arctic Convoys Mr William Weir by the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Pritsepov ‘for personal courage and valour shown during the World War II while participating in the Arctic Convoys'. The ceremony took place in Dalgety Bay, Fife.


29.04.2015

The Pushkin Prizes Presented to Young Russian and Scottish Writers in Edinburgh

On 27 April 2015 The Pushkin Prizes presentation ceremony was held in Edinburgh. Twelve young talented writers, including Ksenia Lavrenova and Daria Pitolenko from St Petersburg, were celebrated for their award-winning prose and poetry submitted to the annual competition for Scottish and Russian secondary school students.


27.04.2015

Shakespeare Birthday celebrations in Stratford-upon-Avon

On 25-26 April 2015 Stratford-upon-Avon hosted the traditional Shakespeare Birthday celebrations. The Russian Embassy was represented by Counsellor Konstantin Shlykov, Head of the Embassy's Press service.


21.04.2015

Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko conferred Diplomat of the Year award

On 20 April the annual Diplomat Awards ceremony was held in London, at which Russian Ambassador Dr Alexander Yakovenko was conferred the Eurasian Diplomat of the Year prize. On behalf of the Ambassador Counsellor Ivan Volodin received the award.


20.04.2015

Ushakov Medals presented to three British veterans of the Arctic Convoys

On 17 April Attaché of the Russian Embassy Elizaveta Vokorina presented the Ushakov Medals to three Britons – Mr Leslie ATKINSON, Mr Stanley HARRISON and Mr Douglas EYRES, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed during the service in the Arctic Convoys in WWII.


20.04.2015

Ushakov medals presented to 31 British veterans of the Arctic Convoys

On 20 April Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko presented the Ushakov medals, as well as commemorative medals “70 Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945” to thirty-one British veterans of the Arctic convoys at a ceremony in his residence.


15.04.2015

Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh visits Northern Scotland

On 8-10 April 2014 Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Mr Andrey Pritsepov visited the Highlands. The Consul General met representatives of the local authorities and the members of the Highland Council, as well as visited local businesses, including fish farm of ‘Scottish Salmon Company’ on the Isle of Skye. Among the most notable events was the ceremony of presenting Ushakov Medal to the veteran of Arctic Convoys Mr Norman MacLeod in Portree.


14.04.2015

Ushakov Medal presented to the British veterans of the Arctic Convoys in Glasgow

On 8 April 2015 Ushakov Medal was presented to the veteran of the Arctic Convoys Mr William Pickering by the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Pritsepov ‘for personal courage and valour shown during the World War II while participating in the Arctic Convoys' in accordance with the Russian President's Decree No 131 of 10 March 2014. The ceremony that took place in Glasgow was also attended by the Deputy Lord Provost Gerard Leonard and Councillor Allan Stewart.



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