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Sustainable Design Expert Visits Yekaterinburg

April 11-13, Stephen Roosa, PhD, visited Yekaterinburg to share information about sustainable design and energy efficient technologies.  An expert in green building, Mr. Roosa spoke with university students and ecological experts in Perm, Nizhniy Tagil, Tyumen and Chelyabinsk.  He also gave a public lecture at the Museum of Architecture and Design and spoke at the ...
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Woven Together Opens in Salekhard and Dyani Whitehawk Polk Offers Workshops on Porcupine Quilling

Continuing the Consulate’s efforts to highlight diversity in the United States, on March 26 the Consulate was delighted to open Woven Together in Salekhard, the capital of Yamal Nenets Autonomous Okrug.  Dyani White Hawk Polk, a Lakota artist, visited the opening and offered workshops on porcupine quilling techniques to local artisans, students and indigenous tribes. ...
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Ilya Itin Visits Yekaterinburg

World-renowned pianist Ilya Itin performed at the Urals Musical College on April 8 and the Philharmonic on April 10.  Born and raised in Yekaterinburg, but having lived in the United States for many years, Mr. Itin’s visit highlighted the strength of cultural ties between Russia and the United States.  During his visit, he also offered ...
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