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The Headhunters in the Urals

September 22-28, the legendary jazz band the Headhunters toured the Urals.  They began their tour in Yekaterinburg and offered workshops to young students of music at the Kamerton Jazz Academy. They later participated in the first Inclusive Jazz Festival in Yekaterinburg at EverJazz that included collaboration with student bands. The proceeds of the festival will ...
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First Russian Far East American Football Championship

On September 26 Lokomotiv stadium in Khabarovsk hosted an historical event – the final of the first ever Far Eastern American Football Championship. In a series of games promoting this uniquely American sport, Russian-American partnerships and a healthy lifestyle were on display. The games were organized by the Khabarovsk American Football Federation and sponsored by ...
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Security Message to U.S. Citizens: Planned Opposition Protest on Sunday

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow informs U.S. citizens that prominent political opposition leader Aleksey Navalny plans to lead a protest rally on Sunday, September 20.  The protest could involve 40,000 participants at 1700 hours in the Maryino area of Moscow.  A large security presence is expected to be on site to monitor the demonstration. The ...
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U.S. Regrets Russian Government Decision to Close American Center in Moscow

Statement by U.S. Ambassador John F. Tefft The U.S. Embassy in Moscow deeply regrets the Russian government’s unilateral decision to close the Embassy’s American Center at M. Rudomino All-Russia State Library of Foreign Literature in Moscow.  The Library recently terminated the formal agreement for Embassy support of the Center, informed us of its intention to ...
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Ambassador Daniel B. Baer Responds to the Russian Federation Regarding U.S. Department of Defense Law of War Manual

As delivered by Ambassador Daniel B. Baer to the Permanent Council, Vienna Unfortunately, it was only this morning that the Russian delegation told us that it intended to raise concerns with the U.S. Department of Defense Law of War Manual. We received a copy of their statement as the Permanent Council began, so I’d like ...
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