Book of Condolences in Connection with the Kemerovo tragedy
In connection with the tragic fire that took place on March 25, 2018 in shopping center in Kemerovo, claiming the lives of dozens of people a book of condolences was opened on March 27-30, 2018 at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata.

Meetings with Russian authors in Kolkata
On the 2nd and 3rd of February, 2018 meetings with Russian writers Ms Marina Moskvina, Mr Lev Danilkin and Mr Petr Voltsit were held at the Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC) and at the 42th International Kolkata Book Fair (IKBF).

Russian pavilion was inaugurated at the 42th International Kolkata Book Fair
The Russian pavilion named "Russian Books" organized by the JSC "General Directorate of International Book Exhibitions and Fairs" with support of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata and Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata was solemnly inaugurated on January 31, 2018 within the framework of the 42th International Kolkata Book Fair, which is held at the Kolkata exhibition center "Mela Ground".

International Evening in Kolkata
The International Evening was organized on January 20, 2018 at the Calcutta Club, one of the oldest and most prestigious clubs in West Bengal. The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata arranged a national cuisine stall on the grounds of the event, which also included music and dance programme.

The Tourist Exhibition in Kolkata
The grand opening of the exhibition-conference “Destination East” jointly organized by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and Government of West Bengal was held on January 18, 2018 on the territory of the “Biswa Bangla Conventional Center”.

“Oscar Jazz Band” from Russia performed in Kolkata
“Oscar Jazz Band” from Russia performed on the stage of the Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata on January 14, 2018. The concert was organized by the “Heritage Bengal” NGO and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) with support of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in India and the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata.

Visit of Ambassador of Russia to India Mr. Nikolay R. Kudashev to West Bengal
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of India Mr. Nikolay R.Kudashev paid an official visit to West Bengal on December 25-28, 2017. The Ambassador called on Mr. Keshari Nath Tripathi, Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal, and Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon’ble Minister for Finance & Excise, Commerce & Industries, Government of West Bengal.

Russian Business Delegation in Kolkata
The delegation of the All-Russian non-governmental organization of small and medium-sized businesses “OPORA Russia” on the invitation of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) visited Kolkata on December 15-19, 2017 to participate in the ASEAN Natural & Organic Show.

Meeting with Hon’ble Chief Minister of Jharkhand
On October 30, 2017 Consul General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata Mr Alexey Idamkin held a meeting with Hon’ble Chief Minister of Jharkhand Mr Raghubar Das during the Jharkhand Mining Show 2017 jointly organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the state government.

The Seminar on UN Reform was held in Kolkata
The Consul General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata Alexey Idamkin took part in the seminar “UN Needs Reforms to Meet the Challenges of 21st Century”, organized by the West Bengal Federation of United Nations Associations (WBFUNA) on the occasion of the United Nations Day on October 24, 2017.

Courtesy call on Chief Minister of Nagaland
On September 21, 2017 Consul General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata Mr Alexey Idamkin paid a courtesy call on Chief Minister of Nagaland Mr T.R.Zeliang during his official visit to the state.

The Seminar on Independence Day of India and Development of Russia-India Relations was held in the RCSC in Kolkata
The seminar dedicated to the celebration of the 70th Independence Day of India and the 70th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and India, organized by the Indo-Russian Friendship Society, was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on August 16, 2017.

The book “The Russian Revolution and Storms Across a Century 1917-2017” was launched in Kolkata
On August 10, 2017 the book “The Russian Revolution and Storms Across a Century 1917-2017” by Indian writer, literary scholar and historian Achala Moulik was released by Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal H.E. Mr Keshari Nath Tripathi at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) with active support from the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata.

Photo exhibition “Children of Multiethnic Russia” opened at the RCSC in Kolkata
The solemn inauguration of an exhibition “Children of Multiethnic Russia” dedicated to the National Day of the Russian Federation was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on June 24, 2017.

The Seminar on Russia-India Cooperation was held in the RCSC in Kolkata
The seminar “Russia-India cooperation: heritage and prospects” dedicated to the National Day of the Russian Federation and jointly organized by the Indo-Russian Friendship Society and the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) was held at the RCSC in Kolkata on June 20, 2017.

Russia Day in Kolkata
On the occasion of the Russia Day the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata hosted a reception at The Park Hotel on June 9, 2017. Mr Saurabh Kumar Das, Additional Chief Secretary, Panchayat & Rural department, Government of West Bengal, graced the event as the Chief Guest.

Article by Aakriti Narang in “The Pioneer” ONE HUNDRED YEARS IN FIVE HUNDRED PAGES (8 June 2017)
Having written about the Russian Revolution’s fiftieth anniversary along with her husband, Achala Moulik returns to the subject to mark its centenary. Aakriti Narang reports.

Moscow Theatre “School of Modern Drama” in Kolkata
The Moscow theatre “School of Modern Drama” took part in the 6th International Theatre Festival in Kolkata. The organizational support was rendered by the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata.

Press conference on the eve of the opening of the International Theatre Festival was held in Kolkata
A press conference on the opening of the 6th International Theatre Festival was held on May 29, 2016 at the oldest bookshop in Kolkata "Oxford Bookstore". The event was arranged by the theatre group “Kalindi Bratyajon” and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). The festival will be held at the Academy of Fine Arts from May 30 to June 4, 2017.

On 4 May, 2017 Consul General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata Alexey Idamkin paid a courtesy call on Hon`ble Governor of West Bengal Keshari Nath Tripathi
During the meeting at the residence of the Governor Raj Bhavan they discussed the ways to enhance economic and cultural cooperation between Russia and West Bengal.

PHOTO COMPETITION – RUSSIAINIATRAVEL / INDIARUSSIATRAVEL
2017 is a special year for Russia and India. This year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between our two countries. It was on 13 April 1947 that diplomatic relations were established between us. Over the last seven decades, our relationship has blossomed into a Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership.

Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Indiain Kolkata
On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and India in 2017 the Consulate of the Russian Federation in Kolkata and the Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC) organized celebrations on April 12, 2017...

Russian Business Delegations in Kolkata
The delegations of the Russian Export Center, the Russian companies “Penzaspecavtomash”, “Cryogenmash group” and “Innovative Oil and Gas Technologies, LLC”, which are a part of group of companies and organizations of Gazprombank, visited Kolkata on March 23-24, 2017. The organizational support was rendered by the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata.

The Concert within the framework of the "Embassy of Musical Mastery" was held in Kolkata
The concert of the laureates of regional and international competitions A.Sannikov (flute), A.Stukalov (piano) and R.Markelov (saxophone) organized by the Representation of Rossotrudnichestvo in India and St. Petersburg Music House with the assistance of the Consulate General of Russia in Kolkata took place in the capital of West Bengal on March, 15, 2017.

The folk holiday Maslenitsa was celebrated in Kolkata
The celebration of the folk holiday Maslenitsa (so called “a pan-cake week”) was held on February 25, 2017 at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

The Launch of the Russian-Indian Center of Excellence in Kolkata
A memorandum on establishing of the Russian-Indian Center of Excellence was signed within the framework of the two-day International Scientific and Technological Symposium in Kolkata on February 23-24, 2017, which was organized jointly by the leading private educational group in the east of India “JIS Group”, the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry of West Bengal and the Russian-Indian Science and Technology Center (RINTC).

Celebration of the International Mother Language Day in Kolkata
On February 21, 2017 the Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh in Kolkata hosted an event dedicated to the International Mother Language Day, which was established according to the resolution adopted by the UNESCO General Conference at its 30th Session on November 17, 1999 to protect linguistic and cultural diversity.

Alexander Kadakin was held at the RCSC in Kolkata
In connection with the demise of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of India H.E. Mr. Alexander Kadakin who passed away in New Delhi on January 26, 2017 a commemoration meeting was organized at the Russian Centre of Science and Centre (RCSC) in Kolkata on February 07, 2017.

3rd International Young Chef Olympiad Closed in Kolkata
The solemn ceremony of awarding the winners and closing of the 3rd  International Young Chef Olympiad took place in Kolkata's Nicco-Park on February 2, 2016.

Book of Condolences in Connection with the Demise of the Russian Ambassador to India H.E. Mr A.Kadakin
In connection with the untimely demise of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of India H.E. Mr Alexander Kadakin in New Delhi on January 26, 2017 a book of condolences was opened on January 27-30, 2017 at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata.

Russian pavilion was inaugurated at the 41th International Kolkata Book Fair
The Russian pavilion named "Russian Books" organized by the JSC "General Directorate of International Book Exhibitions and Fairs" with support of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata and Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata was solemnly inaugurated on January 26, 2016 within the framework of the 41th International Kolkata Book Fair, which is held at the Kolkata exhibition center "Milan Mela".

Commencement of the New Term at the Russian Language Courses
The opening ceremony of the Russian Language courses for the students was held at the Institute of Russian Language (IRL) under the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkataon January 25, 2017.

Photoexhibition “The Unexplored Siberia” at the RCSC in Kolkata
The opening ceremony of an exhibition of photographs taken by the Director  of the “Taimyr Nature Reserves” Mr V.Matasov and Deputy Director Mr A.Voevodin, which was entitled “The Unexplored Siberia”, was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on January 24, 2017.

Handover of Mother Teresa’s photo to the “Missionaries of Charity” in Kolkata
Ameetingof the photographerand Deputy Director of the “Taimyr Nature Reserves” Mr A.Voevodin with the sisters of “Missionaries of Charity”, which was established by Mother Teresa in Kolkata, was held on January 23, 2017.

Russian Companies Took Part in the Business Summit in Kolkata
The delegation of the Russian Export Center (REC) visited Kolkata on January 19-22, 2017 to participate in the third edition of the “Bengal Global Business Summit 2017”.

Presentation of Indian start-ups in the RCSC in Kolkata
The presentation of business projects on the basis of “The Connect – LaunchPad Initiative” aimed at strengthening ties between Russia and the West Bengal within the framework of the Business Dialogue “Russia-India Cooperation: Interaction in the Sphere of Information Technologies” was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on December 23, 2016.

Book of Condolences in Connection with the Tragic Death of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Mr A.Karlov
In connection with the murder of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey Mr Andrei Karlov as a result of a terrorist attack in Ankara on December 19, 2016 a book of condolences was opened on December 21-23, 2016 at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata.

Photo exhibition at the RCSC in Kolkata
The opening ceremony of an exhibition of photographs taken by the Consul General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata Ms I.Bashkirova, which was entitled “India: from North to South, from West to East”, was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on December 14, 2016.

A TRIBUTE TO KILLED IN ACTIONWAS PAID IN KOLKATA
A wreath laying ceremony at the monument erected in the center of the city in memory of those who were killed in the two world wars was held in Kolkata on November 13, 2016.

Visit to the Memorial of Helena Roerich in Kalimpong
On November 5, 2016 the Consul General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata Mrs I.Bashkirova visited the memorial complex “Crookety House” in Kalimpong, the townlocated in the Himalayas in the north of West Bengal.

Pavilion of Russian Cuisine was Inaugurated at the Culinary Festival “Ahare Bangla - 2016”
On October 21, 2016 the culinary exhibition “Ahare Bangla – 2016” was inaugurated at the largest exhibition complex in Kolkata “Milan Mela”.

Teleconference and the Second Business Dialogue on Russia-India Cooperation in the Sphere of Information Technologies
The second videoconference “Russia-India Cooperation: Interaction in the Sphere of Information Technologies” was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kolkata on September 28, 2016.

Delegation of the Russian Export Center in Kolkata
The delegation of the Russian Export Center visited Kolkata on September 23-27, 2016.

The State Chamber Orchestra of Jazz Music named after Oleg Lundstrem performed In Kolkata
The State Chamber Orchestra of Jazz Music named after Oleg Lundstrem performed on the stage of the Rabindranath Tagore Cultural Center of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in Kolkata on September 23, 2016.

Elections for the State Duma in Kolkata
The elections for the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the seventh convocation were held in Kolkata.

2nd BRICS Young Diplomats Forum in Kolkata
The 2nd BRICS Young Diplomats Forum organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, Foreign Service Institute, India and the Government of West Bengal took placein Kolkata on September 03–06, 2016.

Seminar on “The Mission of BRICS: Results and Prospects” at the RCSC in Kolkata
The seminar “The Mission of BRICS: Results and Prospects” was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on August 18, 2016.

Seminar “Independence of India and Russia-India Relations” at the RCSC in Kolkata
The seminar “Independence of India and Russia-India Relations”, dedicated to the Independence Day of India and organized by the West Bengal branch of the Indo-Russian Friendship Society, was held on August 12, 2016 at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

Round Table Discussion on the Occasion of the 45th Anniversary of the Soviet-Indian Treaty of Peace, Friendship and Cooperation in Kolkata
The “round” table discussion devoted to the 45th anniversary of the Soviet-Indian Treaty of Peace, Friendship and Cooperation jointly organized with the West Bengal branch of the Indian Society for Cultural Cooperation and Friendship (ISCUF) with support of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata was held on August 10, 2016 at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

The Challenges of Radical Islamism were Discussed in Kolkata
The seminar “ISIS as a Phenomenon of Modern World” was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kolkataon July 19, 2016 within the framework of regular meetings of the Discussion Club.

Opening Ceremony of the Festival of Modern Russian Cinema was Held at the RCSC in Kolkata
The inauguration of the Festival of Modern Russian Cinema was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on July 11, 2016.

The Concert within the framework of the "Embassy of Musical Mastery" was held in Kolkata
The concert of the laureates of regional and international competitions E.Ivanova (piano) and A.Pritchin (violin) organized by the Representation of Rossotrudnichestvo in India and St. Petersburg Music House with the assistance of the Consulate General of Russia in Kolkata took place in the capital of West Bengal on June, 16, 2016.

The Seminar on Russia-India Friendship was held in the RCSC in Kolkata
The seminar “Russia-India friendship forever” dedicated to the National Day of the Russian Federation and jointly organized by the Indo-Russian Friendship Society and the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) was held at the RCSC in Kolkata on June 09, 2016.

RUSSIA DAY CELEBRATED IN KOLKATA
On the occasion of the national holiday Russia Day the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata held a reception at The Park Hotel, one the best in the city, on June 06, 2016.

Moscow Theatre “School of Modern Drama” in Kolkata
The Moscow theatre “School of Modern Drama” took part in the 5th International Theatre Festival in Kolkata.

The Videoconference on Russia-India Business Cooperation was held in Kolkata
The videoconference “Russia-India Cooperation: Present Opportunities and Spheres of Interaction” was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on June 01, 2016.

Press conference on the eve of the opening of the International Theatre Festival was held in Kolkata.
A press conference on the opening of the 5th International Theatre Festival was held on May 30, 2016 at the oldest bookseller shop in Kolkata "Oxford Bookstore", which was established in 1919.

The International “Round” Table Discussion on Russia-India Business Cooperation was held in the RCSC in Kolkata
The international “round” table discussion on the prospects of the development of Russia-India business cooperation in West Bengal was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on May 18, 2016 within the framework of regular meetings of the Discussion Club.

The state of the modern multicultural society and migration issues were discussed in Kolkata
The seminar «The Modern Multicultural Society: the Migration Aspect» jointly organized by the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC), the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata and the Independent Journalists’ Society of West Bengalwas held at the RCSC in Kolkata on March 17, 2016.

Round table with participation of historian and anthropologist S.Razhakova was held in Kolkata
On March 16, 2016 a meeting in a round table formatwith the leading researcher of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology named after N.Miklukho-Maklai of the Academy of Sciences of the Russian Federation, PhD Ms S.Ryzhakova was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

The folk holiday Maslenitsa was celebrated in Kolkata
The celebration of the folk holiday Maslenitsa (so called “a pan-cake week”) was held on March 10, 2016 at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

"Rhythms of Caucasus" in Calcutta
The ensemble "Rhythms of Caucasus" which is a part of the State academic folk dance ensemble "Kabardinka" under the direction of Igor Atabiev from the Kabardino-Balkar Republic (Russia) performed on the stage of the Rabindranath TagoreCultural Centerof the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) on March 08, 2016.

A seminar “Myths and Realities of Modern Russia” was held in Kolkata
On March 7, 2016 the seminar “Myths and Realities of Modern Russia” was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

The evening of romances was held in RCSC in Kolkata
On March 4, 2016 the evening of romances organized by the Association “New Generation” with the support of the Club of Compatriotsin Kolkata was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

Exhibition of paintings dedicated to the Mother Language Day opened in the Russia Center of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata
The exhibition of paintings of the young artists from India and Bangladesh “The Ñolours of Friendship” dedicated to the celebration of the International Mother Language Day and jointly organized by the Youth Guild for Friendship and the Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh in Kolkata withsupport of the Representation of Rossotrudnichestvowas held at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on February 22, 2016.

Celebration of the International Mother Language Day in Kolkata
On February 21, 2016 the Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh in Kolkata hosted an event dedicated to the International Mother Language Day.

The International roundtable discussion on the role of people’s diplomacy in building peace without terrorism was held in the RCSC in Kolkata
The International round table discussion «Significance of people’s diplomacy and cultural exchanges in the building of aterror-free world» dedicated to the Diplomatic Service Day of Russia was held at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkataon February 6, 2016.

2nd International Young Chef Olympiad Closed in Kolkata
The solemn ceremony of awarding the winners and closing of the 2nd International Young Chef Olympiad took place in Kolkata's Nicco-Park on February 01, 2016.

Sports Day on the occasion of the Day of the Russian Diplomatic Service at the Russian Consulate General in Kolkata
On January 30, 2016on the occasion of the Day of the Russian Diplomatic Servicethe Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata held the Sports Day at its sports ground, decorated with the Olympic symbols.

Russian pavilion was inaugurated at the 40th International Kolkata Book Fair
The Russian pavilion organized by the Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata with support of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkatawas inaugurated on January 28, 2016 within the framework of the 40th International Kolkata Book Fair, which is heldat the Kolkata exhibition center “Milan Mela”. It was the first time Russia participated in one of the biggest book festivals in Asia.

Experts discussed the results of the XVI Russia-India summit at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Kolkata
On January 19, 2016 the round table devoted to the results of the XVI Russia-India summit (Moscow, December 23-24, 2015) was held at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

International Food Festival in Kolkata
The International Food Festival was organized on the January 16 2016 at the Calcutta Club, which is one of the oldest and most prestigious clubs in West Bengal. The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata organized the food stall on the grounds of the event.

DECREE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF NOVEMBER 28, 2015 NO. 583.
According to the decree of the President of the Russian Federation of November 28, 2015 No. 583, and also para 1 of Art. 10 of the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Turkey about the conditions of mutual trips of citizens of the Russian Federation and citizens of the Republic of Turkey of May 12, 2010 the mentioned Agreement is partially suspended since January 1, 2016 regarding the Turkish citizens – bearers of civil passports.

A reception on the Occasion of the Russia-India Summit at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata
The solemn reception dedicated to the 16th Russia-India Annual Summit, which will be held in Moscow on December 24, was held at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkataon December 17, 2015.

90th Anniversary of Public Diplomacy was Celebrated in Kolkata
The 90th Anniversary of public diplomacy and the system of Rossotrudnichestvo was celebrated in a solemn way at the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Kolkata on December 9, 2015.

The Day of Mourning at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata
On November 03, 2015 at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation the Book of Condolences was kept open to mourn those who died in the plane crash of the flight A321 coming from Sharm el-Sheikh to Saint-Petersburg.

Russian Musicians Conducted Concert and Workshops at the RCSC in Kolkata
On the occasion of celebration of 90 years of the national diplomacy a concert and workshops of the Russian musicians were held within the framework of the International project “Embassy of Musical Mastery” at the Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on October 08 to 09, 2015.

Commencement of the New Term at the Russian Language Courses
The presentation ceremony of the Russian Language courses graduation certificates, which has become an annual tradition was held at the Institute of Russian Language (IRL) under the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkataon August 31, 2015.

Round Table Discussion Devoted to the VII BRICS Summit in Ufa Held in Kolkata
Around table discussion “BRICS – with hope for the future” devoted to successful conclusion of the VII BRICS Summit in Ufa was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kolkata on July 20, 2015.

Exhibition and Film Festival Devoted to the BRICS and SCO Summits in Ufa Inaugurated in Kolkata
Inauguration ceremony of the exhibition and film festival devoted to the successful conclusion of the BRICS and SCO summits in Ufa was held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kolkata on July 13, 2015.

25th Jubilee Chess Tournament in Kolkata
The 25th Chess Tournament for students organized by the Chess Club named after A.Alekhine under the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata sponsored by and with the information support of the media holding “The Telegraph” and the “Yamaha” corporation was held at the RCSCon July 3-7, 2015.

Evening in Commemoration of the Famous Russian Writer M.Sholokhov Held in Kolkata
An event dedicated to the 110th birth anniversary of the outstanding Russian and Soviet writer M.Sholokhov was organized at the RCSC by the Club ofthe Russian compatriots in Kolkatain collaboration with the Literary club “Progress” and Institute of the Russian language (IRL) under the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata on June 29, 2015.

The Day of Russian Language Marked in Kolkata
An evening devoted to the Day of Russian Language and the 216th Birth Anniversary of the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin was held at the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Kolkata (RCSC) on June 6, 2015.

International Music Day Celebrated in Kolkata
An evening devoted to the International Music Day was held at the Nazrul Manch Auditorium on June 21, 2015.

A Demonstration Lesson Devoted to the Day of Russian Language Held at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kolkata
A demonstration lesson “Russian Language and Literature Heritage: Alexander Pushkin – a national poet of Russia”, devoted to the 216th birth anniversary of the poet and the Day of Russian Language was held at the Institute of Russian Language (IRL) under the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kolkata on June 5, 2015.

CELEBRATING THE RUSSIA DAY IN KOLKATA
On June 05, 2015 the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata organized a reception on the occasion of the Russia Day, the national holiday of Russia.

Exhibition of Paintings by 70 Artists Opened in Kolkata on the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War
On May 27, 2015 the art exhibition under the motto “Artists against war and violence, for peace and friendship on Earth” wasinaugurated at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

The Day of Slavic Script and Culture Celebrated in Kolkata
On May 25, 2015 the round table devoted to the Day of the Slavic Script and Culture was held at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC). Participants of the event were students and graduates of the Russian language courses at the RCSC as well as students of local educational institutions.

Association of the Graduates of Russian (Soviet) Universities Started Operating in Manipur
On May 15, 2015 the official ceremony on the occasion of creation of the Association of the Graduates of Russian (Soviet) Universities was held in the Hall ofthe Cultural Centre in Imphal, the capital of Manipur.

Painting Competition Devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War Held in the Slopeland Public School in Manipur
On May 16, 2015 the children’s painting competition devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War was held in the “Slopeland” Public Boarding School (Khongjom, Manipur).

Film Festival devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War held in Moirang
On May 17, 2015 the films demonstration within the framework of the Festival of Russian and Soviet films devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War was inaugurated in Moirang (Manipur).

Official Meeting of the All Manipur Women’s Organisation
On May 17, 2015 All Manipur Women’s Organisation (The All Manipur Nupi Marup) held a special meeting on the occasion of the official visit of the Russian delegation to Imphal, the capital of Manipur. The Organisation is comprised of representatives of local public, Government of Manipur, heads of different organisations, and wives of the state leaders.

Meeting with the Chief Minister of Manipur
On May 18, 2015 Mrs I.Bashkirova, the Consul General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata had a conversation with Mr O.I.Singh, the Chief Minister of Manipur during the working breakfast meeting.

The Festival of Russian and Soviet Films devoted to the 70th Anniversary of the Victory Inaugurated in Imphal
On May 16, 2015 the Festival of Russian and Soviet Films on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War was inaugurated in the Central Concert Hall of Imphal, the capital of the Indian state of Manipur.

“Russian Education – 2015” Fair in Manipur
On May 15, 2015 the Russian higher education fair took place in Imphal, the capital of Manipur.

“Russian Education – 2015” Fair in Kolkata
On May 14, 2015 “Russian Education – 2015” Fair organized by the Representation of the Rossotrudnichestvo in India in cooperation with the partner educational company “RusEducation” took place at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

Russian Centre for Culture and Science Announced Results of the Children’s Paintings Competition on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the First Space Walk
On May 13, 2015 the ceremony of awarding diplomas and prizes to the participants and winners of the painting competition “Space and Friendship” took place in the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

Exhibition of paintings and sculpture of Visva Bharati University (Shantiniketan) students was inaugurated in Kolkata
On 1 April, 2015 the exhibition of paintings and sculpture made of Visva Bharati University (Shantiniketan) students, dedicated to the 68th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relationship between Russia and India, was inaugurated at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kolkata (RCSC).

International Calendar Exhibition
On March 24, 2015 the International Calendar Exhibition Society inaugurated the 61st International Calendar Exhibition at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kolkata.

Russian Language School for Children Inaugurated in Kolkata
On March 21 a Russian Language School for Childrenwas inaugurated at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Kolkata.

Round-table discussion on the Russia and Crimea Reunification Anniversary at the Russian Cultural Centre
On March 17, 2015 on the occasion of the first year anniversary of reunification of Crimea with the Russian Federation the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata held the round-table discussion“Lessons of Ukraine, Crimea, and the Modern Global World”.

Model United Nations 2015 Seminar at the Jadavpur University
On March 7, 2015 Mr Yury K.Kolobanov, Consul of the Russian Consulate General in Kolkata took part in the inaugurate ceremony of the “Model United Nations 2015” seminar at the Jadavpur University.

Consul General Meets the Governor of Bihar, West Bengal and Meghalaya Keshari Nath Tripathi
On March 10, 2015 the Consul General of Russia Mrs Irina K.Bashkirova paid a visit on Mr K.N.Tripathi, who simultaneously is the Governor of three Indian states: Bihar, West Bengal and Meghalaya.

Art Exhibition of the Russian Artist Tatyana Petrova Inaugurated in Kolkata
On February 18, 2015 the exhibition of the Russian artist Ms Tatyana Petrova was solemnly inaugurated at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata.

India-Eurasia Business Partnership seminar in Kolkata
On February 12, 2015 the second “India-Eurasia Business Partnership” seminar was held by the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) withsupport of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.

The International Day of Mother Language was celebrated in Kolkata
On February 21, 2015 the Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh in Kolkata organized an evening on the occasion of the International Day of the Mother Language.

Maslenitsa Celebrated at the Russian Cultural Centre in Kolkata
On February 19, 2015 all of the Russian fellow citizens living in Kolkata, diplomats and stuff members of the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata, members of the differentclubs and associationsat the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC), and graduates from the Russian (Soviet) universities participated in the celebration of Maslenitsa (a pan-cake week) at RCSC in Kolkata.

Sports Day on the occasion of the Day of the Russian Diplomatic Service at the Russian Consulate General in Kolkata
On 14 February, 2015 the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata held the Sports Day at its sports ground on the occasion of the Day of the Russian Diplomatic Service.

International Food Festival in Kolkata
The International Food Festival was organized on the 17 of January 2015 at the Calcutta Club.

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