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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Anti-Maidan Demonstrations in Moscow Center

Embassy Moscow informs U.S. citizens that Russian government authorities will permit a demonstration to take place Saturday, February 21 at 12:00pm in Revolution Square (Площадь Революции).  The protest site is located near Red Square and the Bolshoi Theater. The pro-government “Anti-Maidan” movement is organizing the demonstration to mark the one-year anniversary of events related to ...
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Sports and Friendship: Top WNBA Players lead a Master-class for Russian Students

On February 12, as part of the Consulate’s Sports and Friendship program and UGMK’s outreach program, American basketball superstars Candace Parker Williams, Diana Taurasi, Kristi Toliver and Deanna Nolan and American coaches Todd Troxel and Jenny Moshak visited School 99.  They challenged students in a series of athletic drills, gave tips on the technique to ...
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“Blade Runner”, at IRC Vladivostok

On February 6, IRC Vladivostok held a screening of the movie “Blade Runner”; a haunting mixture of science fiction and film noir. The film raises intriguing questions such as “what is life,” “what does it mean to be human,” and if our ever-increasing dependency on technology is necessarily a good thing. The screening was followed ...
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Local Football Players Join Consulate Staff for Super Bowl

On February 2, eighteen players of the Wild Pandas, Vladivostok’s American football team, led by U.S. coach and NCAA star Bobby Rome, came to the Consulate for a live Super Bowl party. The event was indeed a spectacular one: participants had a chance to enjoy the 9:30 AM local time kick off of the premier ...
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