12.12.2014
Advent reading in Moscow
Iceland's President
Moscow's second annual reading of the book “Advent”, by Gunnar Gunnarsson, took place on Friday the 12th of December. The event was organized by ODRI in cooperation with the embassy, the books Russian publisher, Skriduklaustur and the Moscow Library ...
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31.10.2014
Ambassador to Kazhakstan
Iceland's President
Ambassador Jónsson handed in his credentials as Iceland’s Ambassador to Kazakhstan, with residence in Moscow, on Oktober 7th. He was accompanied by a business delegation comprising of representatives from the transport- and travel industry.
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16.10.2014
Embassy of Iceland in Moscow on TWITTER
Iceland's President
To facilitate enhanced sharing of information about Iceland the Embassy will now tweet on Twitter in Russian about Icelandic Russian relations. We will include tweets on such issues as trade, politics, diplomacy, education, culture, sports etc. The e...
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26.09.2014
Nordic Days in St. Petersburg
Iceland's President
Today Ambassador Jónsson along with representatives of the Nordic countries and Nordic Council of Ministers opened the Nordic Weeks in St. Petersburg. An extensive program of Nordic events will take place from September 27th to October 24th. Iceland...
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12.09.2014
Meeting with Russian Fisheries Authority
Iceland's President
Yesterday Ambassador Jónsson met with Mr. Ilya Shestakov, the new Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and Head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries, to discuss matters of common interest to Russia and Iceland in the area of fisher...
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01.09.2014
Arctic convoy memorial
Iceland's President
Yesterday Ambassador Jónsson attended the unveiling in St. Petersburg of a memorial to the WWII Arctic convoys. The ships that departed the UK, USA and Iceland for northern Russian ports played a role in the defense of Russia during the war and are p...
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15.07.2014
History of diplomatic relations
Iceland's President
Yesterday Embassy staff welcomed members of the Russian Foreign Ministry to the residence of the Icelandic Ambassador. The purpose was to celebrate the publication in Icelandic and Russian of the history of Russian / Soviet and Icelandic official rel...
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18.06.2014
Icelandic National Day
Yesterday more than 200 people celebrated Iceland’s 70th Independence Day at the residence of the Icelandic Ambassador in Moscow. Among them Icelanders living in Moscow, members of the Icelandic – Russian friendship association, Russians doing busine...
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30.05.2014
Tourism event
Iceland's President
Embassy of Iceland Moscow and Icelandair hosted a reception at the residence of the Icelandic Ambassador for around 40 Russian travel agents to promote Iceland as a destination for tourists from Russia.
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25.03.2014
Sirha food expo
Iceland's President
Today Icelandic lamb meat was being promoted at the Sirha food expo in Moscow by La Mareé. The company is selling the product to restaurants in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
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22.03.2014
Moscow International Travel and Tourism EXPO
Iceland's President
From Wednesday the 19th of until Saturday the 22nd of March Promote Iceland, in cooperation with Embassy of Iceland Moscow, manned a stand at the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT). The exhibition is the biggest tourism show in...
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18.03.2014
Luxury supermarket promotion
Iceland's President
On Tuesday the 18th of March Ambassador Jónsson invited representatives of Russian luxury supermarkets and meat distributers to a tasting and promotion of Icelandic food products at his residence. Chef Friðrik Sigurðsson, of the Ministry for Foreign ...
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17.03.2014
Icelandair promotion in Moscow
Iceland's President
On Monday the 17th of March Embassy of Iceland Moscow and Icelandair invited around 90 members of the Russian Tourism industry and Icelandic tourism companies to visit the Embassy. The guest were introduced to Iceland as a destination for Russian tou...
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06.03.2014
New MAREL branch office in Russia
Iceland's President
On 26 Feruary Ambassador Jónsson took part in opening a branch office for the Icelandic company MAREL FOOD SYSTEMS IN Leninsk Kuznetsky in Keromovo region.
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12.02.2014
Iceland at PROD EXPO
Iceland's President
The PROD EXPO international food exhibition takes place this week in Moscow. It includes an Icelandic stand run by the company G.Ingason which exports various fish products to Russia. Strong emphasis has in recent years been put on cod liver in cans...
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03.02.2014
Visa couriers
Iceland accepts visa couriers that can hand in applications for visas on behalf of those traveling to Iceland under the following rules.
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31.01.2014
celandic Russian bilateral trade talks
Icelandic Russian bilateral trade talks were held in Reykjavik this week. Up for discussion were matters related to tourism, meat and fish exports, telecommunication, investment opportunities and energy projects.
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13.01.2014
Tourism workshop
Iceland's President
On January 13th representatives of 15 Icelandic tourism companies and about 50 Russian travel agents met for a workshop organized by Promote Iceland and Embassy of Iceland Moscow.
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17.12.2013
Ambassador on Moscow Pravda Radio
Iceland's President
Ambassador Jónsson was interviewed by Moscow Pravda Radio. The focus of the interview was on Icelandic history and culture, but also Icelandic Russian relations in the areas of tourism and geothermal. http://mospravda.ru/
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16.12.2013
Advent reading
Iceland's President
On Saturday Ambassador Jónsson welcomed almost 90 Russian guests at the Icelandic residence in Moscow to listen to Veniamin Smekhov, renowned Russian actor, read from Gunnar Gunnarssons book “Advent”.
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