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Ushakov Medal presentation ceremony

On 27th April 2021, the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Yakovlev presented Ushakov Medal to a WWII Veteran Edwin Leadbetter, who took part in the Arctic Convoys. According to the...

Suspension of flights to the UK extended until June 1

In accordance with the decision of the emergency response center to prevent the import and the spread of the novel coronavirus infection across Russia, regular and not regular passenger flights...

Extended suspension of flights from the UK to Russia until 16 April

The Government of the Russian Federation has decided to extend the suspension of flights from the UK to Russia until 23 h 59 min of 16 April 2021. Such decision is still related to the need...

Extended suspension of flights from the UK to Russia

The Government of the Russian Federation has  decided  to extend the suspension of flights from the UK to Russia until 23 h 59 min of 16 March 2021. Such decision is still related to...

Due to multiple requests related to the suspension of flights to Russia

Due to multiple requests related to the suspension of flights to Russia, we would like to remind that restrictions for entering the Russian Federation have been lifted for  British...

Wreath laid at the Arctic Convoys Memorial in Loch Ewe

On 24 September diplomats of the Consulate General of Russia in Edinburgh laid a wreath to the Arctic Convoys Memorial in Loch Ewe – the place where many vessels that would travel to the Soviet...

Consul General signed the condolence book on the death of former President of India

On 2 September the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Yakovlev visited the Consulate General of India in Edinburgh on the occasion of the passing of former President of India Pranab...

Article by President of Russia Vladimir Putin '75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future'

75 years have passed since the end of the Great Patriotic War. Several generations have grown up over the years. The political map of the planet has changed. The Soviet Union that claimed an...

Address by the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Yakovlev on ocassion of Russia's National Day

Dear friends Today we would have followed our good and longstanding tradition to celebrate together Russia's National Day. However, to our deep regret, we are not able to do it. The reason...

Flowers were laid at war memorials in Scotland

On 9 May 2020 on the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War Consul General of the Russian Federation in Edinburgh Andrey Yakovlev laid flowers at international and Russian war...

Сommemorative medal “The 75th Anniversary of the Victory" conveyed to the veteran

On 7 May 2020, diplomats from the Russian Consulate General in Edinburgh conveyed the commemorative medal “The 75th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945” to the Russian...

Extention of entry ban for foreigners

The Russian government has extended the ban on foreigners entering Russia until the coronavirus situation improves, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said at a meeting of the Presidium of the...

Temporary restriction of the entry of foreign citizens and stateless persons to the Russian Federation

The Government of the Russian Federation had made a decision to temporarily restrict the entry of foreign citizens and stateless persons to the Russian Federation, starting midnight of March 18,...

30 years of twinning with Pskov celebrated in Perth

On 25 February 2020 the Consul General of Russia in Edinburgh Andrey Yakolev took part in the festive supper in Perth dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of Twinning between Perth and Pskov. The...

Literary & Musical Evening commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War at Durham University

On 11 February a Literary & Musical Evening commemorating the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War was held at Durham University. 2- and 4-year students studying the Russian...

          

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