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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27.09.2013
"Advent" in a Russian translation and photography exhibition
Iceland's President
Today a presentation of the book „Advent“ by Gunnar Gunnarsson will held at Gallery Fotoloft. At the same time a photography exhibition will be opened featuring the works of Sigurjón Pétursson, the photos are inspired by the book „Advent“.
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26.09.2013
Kjarval exhibition in St. Petersburg
Iceland's President
The President of Iceland, Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, has today opened an exhibition of the works Jóhannes Kjarval at the Marble Palace of the Russian State museum in St. Petersburg. The exhibition will run from the 26th September till the 4th of No...
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17.09.2013
Flights to St. Petersburg and visa issues
Iceland's President
Today is the last direct Icelandair flight from St. Petersburg to Iceland this year, the flights will start again next spring, a good idea for next year is to book early for flights to Iceland or beyond to 12 destinations in North America. In connec...
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13.08.2013
The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships
Iceland's President
The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014. The Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars in the field of humanities from outside Iceland, to enab...
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09.08.2013
Icelandair and Rossiya Airlines sign cooperation agreement
Iceland's President
Icelandair and Rossiya Airlines customers can now purchase one ticket and travel to any of the destinations within the flight network of both airlines in Russia, Iceland, North America or Europe. This is based on a cooperation agreement signed betwe...
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06.08.2013
Staff change at Embassy
Mr. Hreinn Pálsson has taken over as deputy head of mission from Mr. Bjarni Sigtryggsson as of the 1st. of August 2013.
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02.04.2013
Embassy moves back to Khlebnyi per. 28
The Embassy will be closed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 3-5 April while it is being moved back to it´s former premises on Khlebnyi per. 28, which have been renovated. It will be open for business again on Monday 8 April.
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02.04.2013
Icelandair
On 20-21 March the Ambassador and his wife, Ása Baldvinsdóttir, had meetings with senior officials in Saint Petersburg and in the administration of the Leningrad region to discuss relations between Iceland and the Russian Federation and to introduce ...
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11.03.2013
Gus Gus in Moscow
Iceland's President
This Wednesday, 13 March, the popular Icelandic Music Group Gus Gus will be performing at Club Milk in Moscow.
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13.02.2013
More Icelandic food products on the Russian market
Iceland's President
Sales of specially prepared quality products of Icelandic lamb meat into the demanding upper-scale Russian market has increased steadily the past three years since the Icelandic food producers SS and KS started participating in the annual ProdExpo Fo...
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