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Season’s Greetings

Dear friends, Christmas is a time to celebrate special people in our lives and we would like to thank you for being part of the CamRuSS community. Thank you for supporting our charity through this year offering your advice, expertise, and time, enabling … Continue reading

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English Language Course Graduation Day for Ukrainian Students

On Saturday, 17 December 2022 a Graduation Day of the Ukrainian students of free English language classes run by our small local charity, The Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society (CamRuSS), with support from the South Cambridgeshire District Council, took place at St … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 11 November 2022

Dear veterans, Every November we join with you in remembering and honouring all those who lost their lives in military conflicts, and especially your comrades who fell in the Second World War. We are grateful to you, and to everyone … 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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Ludmila Perlova presents an Art exhibition BAUHAUS101+ – Saturday-Monday, 24-26 July, 12:30-18:30 (BST)

This exhibition was initially planned to take place in December 2020 but due to the coronavirus restrictions it was postponed and is now taking place on 24-26 July 2021.  An art exhibition dedicated to the 101st anniversary of the world-famous … Continue reading

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Stanley Ballard (1923 – 2021) Memorial Page

We learnt about the departure of another dear member of our community – a veteran of the Second World War Stanley Ballard (1923 – 2021) who visited us in Cambridge a couple of times in the last years. In 2015 Stan took part … Continue reading

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Peter Zinovieff (1933 – 2021) Memorial Page

Another CamRuSS friend whom we lost was Peter Zinovieff (1933 – 2021) who passed away on Thursday, 24 June at his home in Cambridge. Peter was born in 1933 to Leo Zinovieff and Sofka, Russian aristocrats, who met in London after their families had emigrated … Continue reading

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John Barber (1944-2021) Memorial Page

With great sadness we inform you of the death of CamRuSS Honorary Adviser and long-standing supporter of CamRuSS, John Barber (1944 – 2021) on Saturday, 26 June at his home in Cambridge. A distinguished scholar in Russian history and politics, he shared a … Continue reading

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Newly published illustrated album “Unofficial Art of the Second World War. Elena Marttila. Pavel Afonin. Sergey Babkov. Personal History and Memory” by Ksenia Afonina

An illustrated album “Unofficial Art of the Second World War. Elena Marttila. Pavel Afonin. Sergey Babkov. Personal History and Memory” by Ksenia Afonina (in Russian), (Kriga, 2021). The album features over a hundred works conveying the first-hand military experience of … Continue reading

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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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