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The Siege of Leningrad in documentary and feature films

This year on 27 January the siege of Leningrad was lifted 77 years ago in 1944. The siege was a prolonged military blockade undertaken by the Army Group North of Nazi Germany against the Soviet city of Leningrad (now Saint … Continue reading

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A message from the Gift of Life Foundation

Winter holidays are already around the corner, and are you still wondering what present to give your friends or acquaintances? Instead of gift baskets and knick-knacks, donate to programs that help children with cancer. – Go to the Gift of … Continue reading

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Ludmila Perlova presents an Art exhibition BAUHAUS101+ – Monday-Tuesday, 28-29 December, 14:00-19:00

An art exhibition dedicated to the 101st anniversary of the world-famous Staatliches Bauhaus – a German Art and Design School founded in 1919 in Weimar by architect Walter Gropius (the creator of Impington Village College buildings). The exhibition features works of … Continue reading

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Marking the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and Remembrance Day with The Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society in 2020

We are delighted to inform you about the successful completion of our community project “Remembering the Second World War.” It included a range of public events and the publication of a brochure with autobiographies of 15 veterans, 20 personal stories … Continue reading

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Russian Literature Week 2020 – 7-11 December

In 2020 Russian Literature Week by READ RUSSIA will be entirely online with a mix of live readings, presentations, documentary films and pre-recorded video talks. This year’s theme is Reading Russian Literature During Hard Times. The live events on Zoom … Continue reading

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In 2020 Russian Film Week, as well as the Golden Unicorn award, planned to celebrate their 5th year. Due to the global pandemic, it was decided to postpone the Fifth Russian Film Week to 2021, and hold RFW-2020 online. However, … Continue reading

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Guided Tours of Cambridge

Guided Tours of Cambridge in Russian or English. Join one of our public tours or book your own private walking tour of Cambridge. Alternatively, if you cannot come to Cambridge in person, sign up for one of our interactive virtual … Continue reading

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CamRuSS Vacancy for Part-time Administrator (2020)

CamRuSS Part-time Administrator (starting from end of September 2020) Deadline for applications has been extended until: Monday 14th September 2020. We plan to hold online interviews during the week beginning on 21st September 2020. Background: The Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society (CamRuSS) is an independent charity whose charitable objective … Continue reading

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Happy VE Day 2020

The years of 1939-1945 became the most tragic in the history of mankind. The Second World War took the lives of over 70 million people, with the death toll of civilians exceeding those of combatants. There are very few still … Continue reading

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Dmitri Smirnov 1948-2020

It is with immense sadness that we bring you the news that the Russian-British composer Dmitri Smirnov died yesterday in Watford Hospital from the coronavirus, at the age of 71. Many of you will remember Dmitri and his family from … Continue reading

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