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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28.01.2013
Iceland welcomes acquittal in Icesave case
The EFTA Court ruling on Icesave rejected all claims by the EFTA Surveillance Authority that Iceland should be declared in breach of the EEA Agreement. The Court rejected the claim that Iceland has breached the Deposit Guarantee Directive or has disc...
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15.11.2012
Cooperation on geothermal energy
Iceland's President
The Ambassador met on 14 November with Mr. Anton Iniytscin, Deputy Minister for Energy, to to discuss the cooperation between Iceland and Russia in energy and ways in which it can be enhanced and further developed.
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15.11.2012
Visit to Krasnodar
Iceland's President
The Ambassador visited Krasnodar on 12 November with representatives of Loftleidir-Icelandic and Marel for meetings about aviation and food processing.
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16.10.2012
CCP´s game Eve Online
Iceland's President
CCP, the Icelandic video game developer and publisher took part in Igromir 2012 video game exhibition in Moscow at the beginning of October.
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