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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Political Protests in Moscow on March 1, 2015

Embassy Moscow informs U.S. citizens that various political parties plan to hold a large march under the banner of “Vesna” (Spring) on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at 2:00 pm in the Marino area of southeast Moscow.  The march will take place in proximity to the Bratislavskaya Metro Station (м. Братиславская) near the end of the ...
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Smithsonian Expert Conducts Workshops in Vladivostok

On February 19-20, Stephanie Norby, Director of the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access, visited Vladivostok and gave 5 presentations for high school students, teachers, museum personnel, and general public. She talked about the history of the Smithsonian Institution, its structure and online educational resources for students and teachers. Workshop attendees participated in hands-on ...
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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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