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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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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