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Published: August 6, 2014 (Issue # 1823)

  • Head out to Lakhta for the start of the Russian Open Sailing Championships.
    Photo: St. Petersburg Yacht Club / Gazprom

Tuesday, Aug. 12

Get ready for winter before the summer heat dissipates at Lenexpo’s Fur Trade Fair starting today and running through Aug. 17. Organized by TorgMex, a fur manufacturer that dates back to the Soviet era, numerous items will be made available at significant discounts for those looking forward to colder weather.

Head out to Lakhta, on the Gulf of Finland, to attend the first races of the Russian Open Sailing Championships. The event begins at noon with sailors aged nine to 19 years old competing for the top prize.



Tuesday, Oct. 21

The Environment, Health and Safety Committee of AmCham convenes this morning at 9 a.m. in the organization’s office.

Take the opportunity to pick the brains of Dmitry V. Krivenok, the deputy director of the Economic Development Agency of the Leningrad region, and Mikhail D. Sergeev, the head of the Investment Projects Department, during the meeting with them this morning hosted by SPIBA. RSVP for the event by emailing office@spiba.ru before Oct. 17 if you wish to attend.

Improve your English at Interactive English, the British Book Center’s series of lessons on vocabulary and grammar in an informal atmosphere. Starting at 6 p.m., each month draws attention to different topics in English, with the topic for this month’s lessons being “visual arts.”

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