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PRESS RELEASES

13.09.2011

Full version of the special issue of FIRST magazine dedicated to the PM David Cameron’s visit to Russia

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Realising the potential of the Russian economy (158Kb)

Introduction by Rt Hon William Hague mp, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, United Kingdom (99Kb)

Foreword by The Rt Hon Lord Hurd of Westwell CH CBE PC Chairman, FIRST Advisory Council (89Kb)

Introduction from Sergey Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (153Kb)

UK and Russia: Open for business By DAME ANNE PRINGLE DCMG Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the Russian Federation (79Kb)

Russia and the UK: trading up Interview with LORD GREEN OF HURSTPIERPOINT Minister of State for Trade and Investment (196Kb)

Firm foundations for the future By Rt Hon Lord Howe of Abera von CH QC President, Great Britain-Cina Centre (135Kb)

Prosper thy neighbour By ALDERMAN MICHAEL BEAR Lord Mayor of the City of London (116Kb)

Modernising Russia’s economy By Sergey Katyrin President, Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation (RF CCI) (147Kb)

Business to the fore By Nick Lyne Senior Staff Writer, FIRST (173Kb)

The value of cultural exchange By Mikhail Shvydkoy Special Envoy of the President of the Russ ian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation (112Kb)

Building cultural understanding By Ekaterina Genieva Director General, Margarita Rudomino All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature (94Kb)

Cooperation in Space exploration By Vladimir Popovkin Head of the Federal Space Agency, Russ ian Federation (135Kb)

From Britain with caution By Dr Alexey Gromyko Deputy Director, Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences and Head, Centre for British Studies (89Kb)

From brownfield to greenfield By DR JAMES HENDERSON Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies (258Kb)

Meeting Europe’s energy needs By ALEXANDER MEDVEDEV Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee, Gazprom and Director General, Gazprom Export (16Kb)

Russia on the edge of change By RICHARD SAKWA Professor of Russian and European Politics, University of Kent and Associate Fellow, Chatham House (176Kb)

Economic cooperation By Siman Povarenkin Controlling Shareholder and Member of the Board, GeoProMining (80Kb)

A welcome step forward By STEPHEN DALZIEL - Executive Director, Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (RBCC ) (97Kb)




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