News & Events

Selma Screening Draws a Crowd

On January 28, the Consulate, in partnership with Dom Pechati, screened Selma to the public for free.  Based on true events, the movie tells the story of Martin Luther King’s civil rights movement and its epic march from Selma, Alabama.  60 people attended the free screening and discussed the film afterwards with the PAO, Sarah ...
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IRC Vladivostok Holds Monthly Book Club Meeting

On January 23, Information Resource Center Vladivostok held its monthly book club meeting, led by PAO Erik Pugner. Book club discussions are planned to foster understanding and awareness of life in the United States and American culture, as well as to give participants an opportunity to exercise their English Language skills. At this month’s meeting ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest Demonstrations in Yekaterinburg January 23 – 24, 2016

U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg, Russia  U.S. citizens should be aware that Russian government authorities have granted permits for two separate demonstrations in Yekaterinburg on January 23 and 24, 2016.  Organizers from the National Liberation Movement (NOD) in Yekaterinburg claim that they will protest against an alleged “fifth column.”  Additional police presence is expected in and ...
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