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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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RUSSIAN FILM WEEK ONLINE EDITION: 6 – 13 December 2020

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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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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Season’s Greetings!

Dear Friends, As 2018 draws to a close we would like to say a big thank you to our members, who have been supporting The Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society. We would like to wish you a wonderful festive season. May it … Continue reading

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