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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10.12.2013
Geothermal cooporation
Iceland's President
Ambassador Jónsson met today with Mr. Igor Slyunyayev, Minister for Regional Dvelopment, to talk about the relationship between Iceland and Russia with emphasis on cooperation on the utilization of geothermal energy. Special discussion took place abo...
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06.12.2013
Russians honored
Iceland's President
At a Christmas festival for Icelanders and friends of Iceland in Moscow three people were honored for their contribution to the promotion of Icelandic culture and language in Russia.
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07.11.2013
Promoting Icelandic food products in Moscow
Iceland's President
The Embassy of Iceland in Moscow is working with Promote Iceland and Icelandic producers of meat, fish and water to promote their products in Russia. The project is threefold, a show on Russian TV, reception for clients and a master class for top Ru...
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30.10.2013
New Honorary Consul in St. Petersburg
Iceland's President
Iceland has reestablished the office of Honorary Consul in St. Petersburg. Consul Boris Victorovich Ivanov has received his credentials and the consulate is open during office hours.
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29.10.2013
Moscow International Energy Week
Iceland's President
The 8th Moscow International Energy Week started on the 28th of October. One of the Keynote addresses during the opening session was made by H.E. Ambassador Jónsson.
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04.10.2013
70 years of diplomatic relataions
Iceland's President
On October 4th 2013 we celebrate the anniversary of 70 years of diplomatic relations between Iceland and Russia. On this occasion an exchange of letters took place in the Foreign Ministries in Moscow and Reykjavik and representatives tourism industr...
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