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2015 International Volcanological Field School in Katmai, Alaska and Mutnovsky/Gorely, Kamchatka

Applications are invited for the 2015 International Volcanological Field School in Katmai, Alaska (June 7-20, 2015) and Mutnovsky/Gorely, Kamchatka, Russia (August 16-29, 2015). The field school consists of two-week field trips to active volcanoes of Alaska and Kamchatka. Applications are reviewed continuously. The International Volcanological Field School is organized jointly by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the Kamchatka State University, …

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Yakutia Diamond Week

Russia’s largest Republic Sakha (Yakutia) that accounts for 98% of domestic and for nearly one-third of global diamond extraction will hold Diamond Week on September 2-7, 2014. The event will be organized with the support from the Sakha Republic Government.

Special Airfare Rates for Investment Forum & RAPP Meeting Attendees

Save 10%   AirRussia.US is pleased to offer 10% off any published airfare for Investment Forum and RAPP meeting attendees (see events information below) Air tickets to be booked with AirRussia.US; offer valid on all Yakutia Airlines round-trip published airfares on the Anchorage-Kamchatka routing, 2014 season, except promotional class “V”. Subject to availability of inventory of requested fare basis. Contact …

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2014 Calendar of Events in the Russian Far East

Russian Far East Events: City Day Celebrations, July-Sept, 2013: The following Russian Far East cities will hold their annual City Day Celebrations featuring festive events, including music festivals, performances, cooking and handicraft events, activities for children and major fireworks displays at various sites. If you want to experience Russian style celebrations, just hit the streets! Typically, when annual City Day …

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Announcement 19th annual RAPP meeting

19th Annual Meeting Russian American Pacific Partnership (RAPP) Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, San Diego, California 9-10 September, 2014 We need your input to improve U.S.-Russian relations and economic opportunity.   Our bilateral relations need our help and we ask you to make your participating in the 19th annual meeting of RAPP a priority. Join with U.S. and Russian …

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Volcanological Field Trips to Kamchatka

International Volcanological Field School announces 2014 field trips to Kamchatka, Russia: Karymsky Volcano: July 12-26, 2014; Mutnovsky/Gorely Volcanoes: July 27 – August 9, 2014. Photo above: 2013 team in the crater of Mutnovsky Volcano, Courtesy of the International Volcanological School.

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Find Yourself in Sochi, Russia

Olympic fans in Sochi. Photo: www.sochi2014.com The 2014 Winter Olympics is taking place in Sochi, Russia. You STILL have time to book your ticket. There are STILL flights available for this amazing event. Sochi International Airport (Airport code: AER):  is an airport located in the Adler District of the resort city of Sochi on the Black Sea coast in Krasnodar …

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Kamchatka Athletes at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

When people think of sport in Russia, Moscow and St. Petersburg come to mind as the obvious leading cities. Few would include Kamchatka as a hub of world-class activity and few people know that this remote peninsula is one of the centers for Russian alpine skiing. Kamchatka has nominated 5 athletes for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, …

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Calendar of Events: Russian Far East-US

Russian Far East Events: Ysyakh Festival, Yakutsk, June 29-30, 2013: The traditional Yakut summer solstice celebration. This holiday is a celebration of the revival and renewal of nature, fertility and the beginning of a new year. It is accompanied by national Yakut rituals and ceremonies, folk dancing, horse racing, Yakut ethnic music and singing, national cuisine, and competitions in traditional …

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Eco-Tourism Conference, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, September 12-16, 2013

International Forum. Ecological tourism: problems and prospects of development in the Russian Far East, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, September 12-16, 2013. The Kamchatka Regional Government will be hosting an international eco-tourism forum to promote eco-tourism on the Kamchatka peninsula. The forum will be an important international event to educate and share experience about sustainable tourism. The forum will be conducted in the framework …