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Tony Snelling (1923-2024) Memorial Page

The year of 2024 marked the departure of one of the special members of our community – Cornelius Anthony Ryder Snelling, known affectionately as Tony Snelling, who celebrated his 100th birthday on 1st April 2023. Katya Parker and I first … Continue reading

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Vacancies with Ede & Ravenscroft

Cambridge-based company Ede & Ravenscroft Ltd, which offers a range of products and services for graduation ceremonies and has operations in Waterbeach and Littleport, can offer the following vacancies to Ukrainian guests: Warehouse Operatives Photographic Editors Production Operatives – Laboratory … Continue reading

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NY greetings 2021

Welcome to the Russian-speaking community of Cambridge, UK! Dear Friends/Дорогие друзья, As the holiday season approaches, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and would like to thank all those who helped to keep up our community spirit. It … 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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News and Vacancies from The Cambridge Russian Academy

The Cambridge Russian Academy offers you a unique opportunity to attend our early development group “Topotushki” at a discounted price. Our lessons are specially designed for the children under the age of 3. The purpose of these lessons is not … Continue reading

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Russian Speaking Customer Support Officer Vacancy

An established company based in a small and friendly office in central Cambridge is looking to employ a Russian Speaking Customer Support Officer.  The role is a permanent position, to be filled by an enthusiastic individual, eager to learn and … Continue reading

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Vice Admiral Robert St George Stephens

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Bob Stephens was born into a Naval family in early 1924. His father was a native of Plymouth England and joined the Royal Canadian Navy as an apprentice engineer during World War 1. His career progressed between WW1 and WW2 … Continue reading

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Arctic Convoys Film Project

Arctic Convoys Film Workshops: a free film making project taking place in Cambridge during the autumn half-term for young people aged 13-18. The Independent Film Trust has teamed up with the Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society to teach a series of film-making … Continue reading

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