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Chamber of Russian Communities organized session in London
A session of Russian Communities’ Chamber and activists of Russian Expat Community was held in London with support of the Russian government in Great Britain, according to website Rossotrudnichestvo. Around seventy delegates from different organizations representing eighteen regions of the United Kingdom were present at the session.
Russian ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain Alexander Yakovenko addressed the audience with an introductory word. He has claimed that one of the major tasks of diplomacy mission is to support Russian people living in the United Kingdom. He has also mentioned that Russian expats are the main promoters of Russian language and culture in Great Britain.
Questions of educational methods’ exchange and peculiarities of teaching Russian language to bilingual children as well as importance of rich Russian history as a motivation for students to learn Russian language were touched upon at the session round tables.
Collaboration with local organizations and authorities was discussed too. Representatives of small business exchanged their experience and shared challenges regarding small-scale enterprises at the session.