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22.09.2015
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans

On 22 September Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Basil Stephen WOOD, Mr Leonard Ernest SCADDAN, Mr Leslie Jack RISHMAN and Mr Peter Richard BURNAND, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


21.09.2015
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans at the Russian Embassy

On 18 September Attaché of the Embassy Vadim Retuynskiy presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Colin Leslie SPITTLE and Mr William James CAMP, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


21.09.2015
International conference dedicated to Leo Tolstoy was launched in Scotland

On 19 September 2015 an international conference titled "The Wide wide world of Leo Tolstoy", jointly organized by the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature, the Moscow Institute of Translation, the State Museum-Estate of Yasnaya Polyana and Moffat Book Events, is launched in the town of Moffat.


18.09.2015
Ushakov Medal presented to British veteran of the Arctic Convoys in Northampton

On 18 September Attaché of the Russian Embassy Mrs Elizaveta Vokorina, Attaché of the Russian Embassy, Mr Oleg Shor and Russia's Assistant Naval Attaché Igor Elkin presented Ushakov Medals to British veterans of the Arctic Convoys at a ceremony in Northampton.


18.09.2015
Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh visited Fife

On 16 September 2015 Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Pritsepov visited Fife at the invitation of Provost Jim Leishman. A range of bilateral projects was discussed as well as potential for establishing twinning links with one of the Russian cities. The Consul General also met representatives of the local business and visited Fife Renewables Innovation Centre in Methil.


17.09.2015
Cosmonauts: first Soviet reports on Sputnik - 1 and Yuri Gagarin flight

To celebrate the opening of the “Cosmonauts: birth of the space age” at the London's Science Museum we publish clippings of the first reports from 1957 and 1961 Soviet magazine “Radio” about the launch of Sputnik – 1 satellite and first human spaceflight of Yuri Gagarin.


17.09.2015
On reception at the Embassy to mark the opening of the “Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space age” exhibition

On 16 September the Russian Embassy hosted a reception to mark the opening of the “Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space age” exhibition at the Science museum, London. Many distinguished guests were at the reception, including Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space.


16.09.2015
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans at the Russian Embassy

On 16 September Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Robert Bainbridge WATKIN and Mr Harold James LOVERING, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


16.09.2015
Ushakov Medal presented to the Arctic Convoys Veterans at the Russian Embassy

On 15 September Attaché of the Embassy Oleg Shor presented the Ushakov medals to the Arctic Convoys veterans Mr Sydney Harold HOLMEWOOD and Mr Ronald HOYLE, who were awarded this military honour by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation for their personal courage and bravery displayed in WWII.


15.09.2015
Ushakov Medal presented to British veteran of the Arctic Convoys in Ipswich

On 14 September Attaché of the Russian Embassy Mrs Elizaveta Vokorina, Attaché of the Russian Embassy, Mr Oleg Shor and Assistant Naval Attaché Commander Dmitry Sharapov presented Ushakov Medals to 25 British veterans of the Arctic Convoys at a ceremony in Ipswich. The event was hosted by Chairman of the County Council Cllr Jane Storey. Lieutenant of Suffolk Clare, Countess of Euston, the Mayour of Ipswich and chairman of Suffolk District Councils were presented at the ceremony. Speaking on behalf of the Russian Government, Mrs Elizaveta Vokorina thanked the veterans for their invaluable contribution to the defeat of Nazi Germany.




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