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Commemoration for the end of the Siege of Leningrad

On Sunday January 27th,12:30 pm – there will be a commemoration meeting for the end of the Siege of Leningrad during the Second World War. This will be held in the Russian Orthodox Church (64 Clarence Road, Longsight, M13 0YE) after the church service. All are welcome for a simple shared lunch to recall the sad (and joyful) events of that time. Come and bring a contribution of simple food, no frills or delicacies. This is organised by members of the Russian community at the Church.

Kalinka Charity Concert on Friday 7th December 2018, RNCM Manchester

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Manchester’s Kalinka Balalaika Orchestra are continuing to raise funds to help vulnerable children in Manchester’s twin city, this year through St. Gregory’s Foundation (reg. Chаrity № 1002469).
In St. Petersburg the charity supports the Sunflower Centre for orphanage-leavers and families whose parents grew up in children’s homes. Last year the centre

 trained 41 young parents who had grown up in orphanages to become better
parents
 helped 65 teenagers – graduates from orphanages to learn practical life skills
 trained 100 specialists: teachers, social workers, local authorities who work
with graduates from children’s homes

AWARD OF THE LONG AWAITED USHAKOV MEDAL FOR THE ARCTIC CONVOYS

13th October 2014

In a Manchester Town Hall ceremony Russian Ambassador Alexander Vladimirovich Yakovenko paid tribute to the crews who were prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice to shorten the war was 70 years ago.
The Lord Mayor of Manchester Cllr Susan Cooley warmly wecomed the 73 veterans and members of their families and several organizations from the Manchester area.



In the Great Hall Manchester
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