News & Events

PAO Visits Smart Teen!

March 31, teen participants in Smart Teen! Camp hosted by Global Ambassador and the Public Affairs Officer (PAO), Sarah Saperstein, discussed intercultural communication and the life of a diplomat.  During the presentation, they explored the many ways in which we communicate beyond just verbal ques by creating their own culture and set of communication tools. Read More»

Ambassador Tefft Congratulates Ms. Zhanna Nemtsova as one of the recipients of the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award

Ambassador Tefft: “On behalf of the United States Embassy, I would like to extend my congratulations to Zhanna Nemtsova as one of the recipients of the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. This prestigious and important award recognizes women around the globe who have demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Update to the Worldwide Caution

Following the issuance of the 03 March 2016  Worldwide Caution  by the Department of State, the Embassy advises the American community to remain vigilant, as the risks of terrorism in Russia remains high.  A body of credible information indicates that terrorists are actively plotting attacks in Europe, which could include targets in Russia, particularly in Moscow. Targets ... Read More»

IRC Vladivostok Holds Monthly Book Club Meeting

On March 12, Information Resource Center Vladivostok held its monthly book club meeting, led by PAO Erik Pugner. Book club discussions foster a nuanced understanding of life in the United States and American culture and culture, as well as give participants an opportunity to exercise their English Language skills. At this month’s meeting, book club ... Read More»

Nina Alovert’s Photo Exhibit Opens in Birobidzhan

On March 10, Russian-American photographer Nina Alovert’s exhibit “The Gorgeous Features of My Dear Friends” opened at the Museum of Modern Arts in Birobidzhan, capital of the Jewish Autonomous Region. Alovert, a celebrated octogenarian photographer and ballet critic, who was born in the Soviet Union and immigrated to the United States in 1977, had premiered ... Read More»