News & Events

Consul General visits Penetron Production Facility

On April 26,  U.S. Embassy Moscow Deputy Senior Commercial Officer Scott Pozil and Consul General Marcus Micheli visited Yekaterinburg’s Penetron production facility.  Their visit was hosted by Igor Chernogolov, President of Penetron Russia Group of Companies.  Penetron is a joint venture of ICS/Penetron International Ltd. of New York, a prominent world producer of materials for ...
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Lehrer Dance to Visit the Urals

Lehrer Dance is an exciting and innovative professional dance company based in Buffalo, NY.  Under the direction of Jon Lehrer, the company embodies his definitive style.  The Lehrer Dance style is based on three main elements of movement: Circularity, 3-Dimensionality, and Momentum.  These combine to create a form that is best described as “Organically Athletic,” ...
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Spring Scavenger Hunt

On April 23rd, 60 people took part in our annual scavenger hunt, highlighting Russian-U.S. ties in Yekaterinburg. Over the course of two and half hours, students and teachers visited ten stations in the center of Yekaterinburg to complete various challenges about Russia, the U.S. and the English language.  They caught a football in full American football ...
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Academic Writing Centers to appear in the Urals and Western Siberia

April 11-16, Yekaterinburg English Language Specialist Eve Smith led intensive training sessions in Tyumen State University, Urals State Pedagogical University and Urals Federal University for English teachers who will work as consultants in the newly opened writing centers.  Academic writing centers are aimed at providing assistance to scholars and students on their papers, projects, articles, ...
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In a League of Their Own at Dom Pechati

Doug McDonald, ISO, opened In a League of Their Own at Dom Pechati in March.  The film, which is based on real-life story of the first women’s baseball team, was screened in honor of Women’s History Month in the United States.  After the film, attendees participated in a discussion about the movie in English, led ...
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