The representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in the UK took part in a meeting with British schoolchildren studying Russian. The conversation took place in one of the most prestigious schools in the UK, St. Paul's Girls’ School.
In the traditional ‘Russian Day’ was attended by students of St. Paul's Girls’ School, Latimer School, and Westminster School. The representative of Rossotrudnichestvo in the UK Anton Chesnokov spoke about the opportunities of studying in Russian universities as well as the prospects of working in Russia or in large Russian and multinational corporations for those with strong Russian language skills.
Dr. Rosamund Bartlett made a presentation on Chekhov and the Meaning of Life, which touched on the main themes of Chekhov’s literary works. Rosamund Bartlett is the author of biographies of Tolstoy and Chekhov, translator of Anna Karenina and a member of the board of trustees of the Anton Chekhov Foundation, a charitable organization that preserves the legacy of the famous Russian writer.