Day of Russia in New York, 2008

The Day of Russia in New York 2008 seeks to mutually advance
the partnership between Russia and the United States in culture and business.

Day of Russia 2007

Day of Russia in New York, 2008

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at 7 P.M.

Cipriani 42nd Street (map) Black-tie attire.

On Tuesday, June 10, 2008 we celebrated the Day of Russia in New York 2008 following up the 200th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States of America and Russia. This international celebration is under the auspices of the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the United States and various other organizations; including the Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in New York, and the New York Office of the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation.

The goal of this annual festive and celebratory event is to foster diplomatic, business and cultural relationships between the United States of America and Russia as well as to remind us of the long history of bilateral ties between our two countries. The event is “by invitation only” and will include 500 guests.

Invited guests from Russia include

  • His Excellency Yuri V. Ushakov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States of America;
  • Russian Senator Mikhail Margelov, Chairman of the Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation;
  • Russian Senator Vasily Likhachev, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Foreign Affairs of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation;
  • His Excellency Evgeny Primakov, President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the former prime minister of Russia;
  • His Excellency Vitaly Churkin, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations;
  • the Honorable Sergey V. Garmonin, Russian Consul General in New York;
  • the Honorable Andrey P. Dolgorukov, Trade Representative of Russia to the USA;
  • the Honorable Anatoly A. Sorokin, Deputy Head. Department of International Relations, Moscow City Government, Moscow, Russia.

Special invited guests from the United States include

Master of Ceremonies

  • Mr. Budd Mishkin, "One on One" Host/Reporter for NY1's weekly profile series

This event will take place on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 in New York City at 7:00 PM at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017). It will be a wonderful evening of Russian and American cuisine, lively music and entertainment. Diplomats, corporate business people, and celebrities from both Russia and the United States will be attending.

We hope that you will join us at the Day of Russia in New York 2008!

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Official ceremony

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