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San Francisco and Vladivostok Photographers Build a “Photo Bridge” Across Pacific

On October 7, U.S. Consulate General Vladivostok supported a spectacular international movie and photo exhibit entitled, “Freeze Frame! Look How Beautiful it is!” demonstrating “ the beauty, spirit, and similarities”  between Vladivostok and San Francisco.   The Consulate partnered with Vladivostok State University of Economics and Services (VSUES) and the local video studio “Seven”  to organize ...
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Suspension of Participation in Bilateral Channels With Russia Established to Sustain the Cessation of Hostilities in Syria

Suspension of Participation in Bilateral Channels With Russia Established to Sustain the Cessation of Hostilities in Syria Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC October 3, 2016 The United States is suspending its participation in bilateral channels with Russia that were established to sustain the Cessation of ...
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Press Statement on the Boris Nemtsov Murder Trial

October 3, 2016 The U.S. Embassy in Moscow notes that today marks the opening of the trial of the five individuals accused of the February 27, 2015 assassination of former Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Nizhny-Novgorod Oblast Governor Boris Nemtsov. The world has been watching how Russia reacts to the murder of a leading political ...
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Integrated Art Keeps Growing in Yekaterinburg

Dwayne Scheunemann and Marion Baldeon of REVolutions Dance Company, Tampa, Florida spent an intensive week of workshops, performances and public meetings in Yekaterinburg in September 18-24.  The American dancers participated in the Inclusive Arts Festival organized by Blagoe Delo non-profit group in preparation for the 1st World Congress of People with Disabilities scheduled for September ...
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Press Statement on the Current Situation in Syria

On the Current Situation in Syria   Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC September 19, 2016 We’ve seen reports from various parties today about the status of the situation in Syria, seven days after the Geneva arrangement went into effect. That arrangement is clear: there must ...
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