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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23.01.2015
Radio interview with Ambassador
Iceland's President
Today Ambassador Jónsson was interviewed by one of Moscow’s leading radio stations Echo of Moscow - http://echo.msk.ru/. The discussions included tourism in Iceland, Icelandic food, Icelandic water and interesting experiences in Russia and Iceland.
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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
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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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