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“Inconvenient Truths” talk by Jennifer Antill – author of Small Acts of Kindness, a tale of the first Russian Revolution

Small Acts of Kindness, is a novel set against the background of a revolt that took place in Saint Petersburg in December 1825. Imperial Russia still basks in the glory of victory over Napoleon, but, in the army and elsewhere, … Continue reading

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Professor Dame Caroline Humphrey: “On the Edge: Life Along the Russia-China Border”

Presentation of the book “On the Edge: Life Along the Russia-China Border” Continue reading

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An Evening of Poetry and Music marking Marina Tsvetaeva’s 130th anniversary

DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMME and POEMS The Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society (CamRuSS) is delighted to bring you an evening of poetry and music marking Marina Tsvetaeva’s 130th anniversary with the readings of poems and excerpts from the works of Tsvetaeva by Maria … Continue reading

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Workshop with Vocal Coach Liuba Doga: “Connect to and master your voice”

Connecting to your voice is like connecting to yourself. I will help you understand your voice and connect it to the primary source of breath and how you can balance. Singing reflects a lot of our personality traits. Did you … Continue reading

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“White Nights”: An Evening of Songs and Music

We are pleased to announce our traditional outdoor picnic on Saturday 2 July! Every year we celebrate the astronomical Midsummer Night (summer solstice) and cultural event that is White Nights. And, of course, what kind of picnic would it be … Continue reading

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Literary Evening with Carina Cockrell-Ferre (in Russian)

You are invited to time-travel! “And here it’s still living history…” (Bill Bryson) Indeed, history is living in Britain. The past in this country has never gone away, it’s just become invisible and melted into the air we breathe. People find … Continue reading

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“Yuri Lotman in My Life” with Marina Sonkina

“It was not without hesitation that I decided to publish my mother’s memoirs and diaries as well as the letters that she had been exchanging with Yuri Lotman for several decades. The feeling that connected these two people, so extraordinary … Continue reading

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Guided Tours of “Gold of the Great Steppe” at the Fitzwilliam Museum

We’re very excited to be planning two guided tours of the “Gold of the Great Steppe” exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum in January 2022. Don’t miss out – the exhibition will close on 30 January. Exhibition curator Dr Rebecca Roberts … Continue reading

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CamRuSS Old New Year Online Party (Quiz Night) 2022

You are all very welcome to take part and join us with a glass of your favourite drink and snacks to celebrate the Old New Year, a tradition kept since Soviet times! Regardless of whether or not you speak Russian, … Continue reading

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Traditional Mushroom Walk & BBQ

Our traditional Mushroom Walk & BBQ is the perfect way to enjoy a lovely day out for the whole family before winter. Everyone is very welcome! Kid-friendly. WHEN: Sunday 3 October, 14:00 – 17:00 (BST) WHERE: High Lodge, Thetford Forest, … Continue reading

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