16.09.2016
New Ambassador
Iceland's President
Today H.E. Berglind Ásgeirsdóttir handed in her copies of credentials from the President of Iceland to First Deputy Minister For Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, V. G. Titov. That means the Ambassador has now formally taken up her post as I...
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30.08.2016
Arctic confrence
Iceland's President
This week the Charge de Affairs of Iceland in Russia and Professor Valur Ingimundarson of the University of Iceland attend the Sixth International Meeting of State Members of the Arctic Council, Observer States and the Scientific Community, hosted by...
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11.06.2016
Visit of Rector of University of Iceland to Moscow
Iceland's President
The Rectors of Lomonosov Moscow State University and the University of Iceland met during Rector Dr. Jón Atli Benediktsson´s visit to Moscow. On this occasion they reconfirmed the long standing association between the two universities by signing an a...
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09.06.2016
Access to historical archives
Iceland's President
Today an agreement was signed between the Russian State Archives for Social and Political History and the the University of Iceland. The agreement gives access for Icelandic academics to certain documents about Icelandic history stored in Russian arc...
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14.04.2016
Fisheries agreement
Iceland's President
Iceland and the Russian Federation share natural resources in the form of fish stocks and corporate in their management. Yesterday the two countries once more signed an agreement on Cod quotas and the right to purchase even further quotas. A sign of ...
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06.04.2016
Readmission agreement
Iceland's President
Iceland and the Russian Federation have concluded a readmission agreement between the two countries. Such an agreement is to facilitate a state accepting the re-entry of an individual (own national or third-country national), who has been found illeg...
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22.03.2016
Barents Euro - Arctic Council
Iceland's President
Today our deputy head of mission participated on behalf of Iceland in a meeting of the Barents Euro - Arctic Council under Russia's chairmanship of the council. Regional cooperation among the Nordic states and Russia is important in various fields, a...
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03.11.2015
Days of Icelandic culture at the Pushkin State Museum
Iceland's President
Yesterday “Days of Iceland”program was launched at the Pushkin State Art Museum in Moscow and will run throughout November . The project is a collaboration between the Pushkin State Art Museum , the National Gallery of Iceland, the Ministry of Educat...
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16.10.2015
DCM´s visit to Murmansk
Iceland's President
The Embassies Minister Counsellor and our Consul in Murmansk, accompanied by a representative from Icelandic company Skaginn-3X conducted meetings in Murmansk to promote Iceland, Icelandic interests and business opportunities for Icelandic companies....
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02.10.2015
Luxury travel promotion at the Embassy
Iceland's President
Tourism has in recent years become one of Iceland’s main industries. Assisting companies in selling tours to our beautiful and exciting country is always a pleasure. Today Ambassador Jónsson and Mrs. Baldvinsdóttir hosted representatives of HL Advent...
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18.09.2015
Icelandic film festival in Moscow
Iceland's President
Yesterday our Chargé de affairs and embassy staff participated in the opening of Icelandic film days in Moscow organized by Ragnheiður Pálsdóttir and associates, supported by Icelandic commercial enterprises. The Film festival will take place at the ...
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16.09.2015
Iceland participates in Russian meeting about the arctic
Iceland's President
Today and yesterday embassy staff represented Iceland at the 5th international conference on the arctic, hosted by Russia, along with representatives of the other nordic countries, USA, China, Singapore, India and South Korea. At the conference searc...
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10.08.2015
Gus Gus in Moscow
Iceland's President
Tonight Ambassador Jónsson and Mrs. Baldvinsdóttir hosted a press event at their residence in connection with the upcoming concert of Icelandic band GUS GUS at Club YoutaSpace, Ordzhonikidze str. 11. tomorrow the 11th of August. ‪#‎GusGus‬
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16.07.2015
Ambassador visits Volgograd
Iceland's President
Ambassador Jónsson visited Volgograd on 13-16 July. The Ambassador met with the Governor of Volgograd region, Mr. Andrey Bocharov, and senior officials. Possibilities for cooperation were discussed, including in the field of food processing. The Amba...
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15.07.2015
Trade consultations
Iceland's President
Yesterday Iceland and Russia conducted their annual consultations on trade and economic cooperation. High-level officials attended the meeting from both sides accompanied by representatives of fisheries and farming on the Icelandic side and manufactu...
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16.06.2015
Ambassador opens Marel office in Belgorod
Iceland's President
On 16 June the Ambassador took part in the formal opening of an office and service center in Belgorod of the Icelandic company Marel Food Products and met with staff and several of the company´s customers in the region.
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20.03.2015
Iceland at MITT travel expo
Iceland's President
The award winning destination "Iceland" is being promoted at the MITT travel EXPO in Moscow by a dedicated delegation from Promote Iceland and Icelandic tourism companies.
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16.03.2015
Special food promotion event
Iceland's President
Special Embassy event was held at the Culinaryon for chefs, restaurateurs, major catering companies, food distributors and journalists sponsored by Icelandic Glacial, Noi Sirius, Icecorp and KS Cooperative. Featuring Icelandic food products presented...
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13.03.2015
Ambassadors visit to Novosibirsk and trade delegation
Iceland's President
Ambassador Jónsson and Ása Baldvinsdóttir paid an official visit to Novosibirsk on 12-13 March. They laid flowers at the Monument of Glory in memory of those who fell in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 and met with the Governor of Novosibirsk re...
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13.02.2015
Iceland at PRODEXPO in Moscow
Iceland's President
At PRODEXPO 2015 our master chef, Friðrik Sigurðsson, prepared Icelandic delicacies for prospective customers of Icelandic companies attending the exhibition.
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