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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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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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