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“Soul Inscribed” Band Visits Vladivostok and Khabarovsk

On February 13-21, American hip-hop/soul fusion band Soul Inscribed visited Vladivostok and Khabarovsk as a part of the American Music Abroad program. In Vladivostok, the group wowed kids with a showcase and master class for 50 students of Art School #3, with youngsters jamming with the band and, along with their teachers and parents, learning ... Read More»

PAO Discusses Black History Month with Students

On February 19, the PAO  Sarah Saperstein spoke about Black History Month and diversity in the U.S. with students in Novouralsk as part of the Consulate’s Ask America program.  During the course of the activity, the students discussed the civil rights movement in the United States, famous African Americans, the purpose of history months in ... Read More»

Security Message to U.S. Citizens: Recurring Bomb Threats in Moscow

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow informs U.S. citizens of a recent increase in Moscow-area bomb threats. Media reports indicate that on the evening of February 18, 2016, twelve shopping centers and other locations in Moscow received telephonic bomb threats. Affected institutions included the GUM shopping complex adjacent to Red Square, and TSUM (the Central Department ... Read More»

Consulate Hosts Young Diplomats Day

On February 19, the Consulate hosted 11 university students from Izhevsk and Yekaterinburg as part of our Young Diplomats day program. Throughout the course of the day, the students met with U.S. diplomats, solved real-world problems diplomats face, conducted mock visa interviews, and learned about E-library USA resources.  In addition, the students learned about different ... Read More»