Specialist Bodies/Institutions

Academia Rossica

Contact: Svetlana Adjoubei, Director
 Email: sa@academia-rossica.org

Address: Academia Rossica, 76 Brewer Street, London W1T 9TX

Tel: +44 (0)20 7287 2614
 Website: http://academia-rossica.org/en/academia-rossica


Academia Rossica is a cultural organisation set up in 2000 to promote and strengthen cultural and intellectual ties between Russia and english-speaking world, pioneering intercultural projects and bringing the best of contemporary Russian culture to the outside world.

Academia Rossica runs a programme of cultural events, including the London Russian Film Festival and aims to provide a platform for intellectual exchange between Russia and the UK through the Russian Publishers stand at the London Book Fair. Academia Rossica invites contemporary Russian writers and critics during the SLOVO Festival. There are also two literary translation awards.



BASEES (British Association for Slavonic and Eastern European Studies)

Website: www.basees.org.uk/


BASEES, according to its constitution, exists to ‘advance education for the public benefit in the United Kingdom in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to the former Soviet Union and the countries of Eastern Europe’.



Belka productions

Address: 28 Old School Court, Drapers Road, London N17 6LY

Tel: 020 8123 1604 
Email: info@belkaproductions.co.uk

Website: www.belkaproductions.co.uk



CCRAC (Cambridge Courtauld Russian Art Centre)

Address: Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge, 1 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge CB2 1PX

Email: enquiries@ccrac.org.uk
 Website: http://www.ccrac.org.uk 

Contact: Dr Maria Mileeva, Administrator
 Email: maria.mileeva@courtauld.ac.uk


CCRAC is a joint initiative between the Department of History of Art, University of Cambridge, and The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, to provide a forum for the investigation of Russian and Soviet art. CCRAC aims to facilitate, encourage and collaborate in promoting the study of Russian and/or Soviet art and culture, through conferences and comparable activities.



Curzon PR

Address: 28 Grosvenor St, London, W1K 4QR

Website: www.curzonpr.com

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7399 2435 
Email: info@curzonpr.com


Curzon PR is a London based strategic public relations and digital communications agency. We work across arts, culture, business and policy in growth markets.



Dash Arts

Address: Unit 22, Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6AB

Tel: +44(0) 207 377 6606 
Email: info@dasharts.org.uk

Website: www.dasharts.org.uk



Ensemble productions

Address: Northumberland House, 11 The Pavement, Popes Lane, Ealing London W5 4NG

Tel: +44 (0)20 8832 7424
 Email: info@ensembleproductions.co.uk

Website: www.ensembleproductions.co.uk



Excelion Partners International

Address: 4/5 Park Place, St James’s, London SW1A 1LP

Tel:+44 (0)20 3008 8935 
Email: info@excelionpartners.com

Website: http://www.excelionpartners.com/


Frontiera Real Estate

Address: 48 Dover Street, London W1S 4FF

Tel: +44 207 151 4114 
Email: nkazi@frontiera-realestate.com


Frontiera Real Estate is a privately owned property investment and development fund. Our portfolio spans Prime Central London to include The Corinthia Residences, The Southbank Tower and 199 Knightsbridge. For more information on us, or on any of our developments, please contact Nabila Kazi at nkazi@frontiera-realestate.com or +44 207 151 4114.


GB-Russia Society

Address: 24 Maida Avenue, London W2 1ST

Tel: +44 (0)7884 464461

Email: contact via form on the website here 

Website: www.gbrussia.org



London Friends of the Hermitage

Address: 5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA

Tel: +44 (0)20 7404 7780 
Fax: +44 (0)20 7404 7775
 Email: info@hermitagefriends.org
 Web: www.hermitagefriends.org

Contact: Katya Galitzine, Chief Executive


London Friends of the Hermitage is a registered charity (No. 1100096), the Friends are dedicated to working outside Russia for the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and promoting the Hermitage and Russian culture abroad. Their principal priority lies in seeking sponsorship and fundraising from corporations, trusts, foundations and individuals for our main projects.


London Russian Ballet School

Address: 42 Clapham Manor street, London, SW4 6DZ

Tel: 0207 498 0498

Email: info@lr-bs.com Web: www.londonrussianballetschool.com

Contact: Harriet Pickering


London Russian Ballet School is the only school in the UK to offer Russian ballet training exclusively with Russian-trained teachers. The charity Kids Love Lambeth performs Russian classical ballet for children throughout Lambeth. Opportunity is made available to all regardless of background or means.


Oracle Capital Group

Address: Oracle House, 8-12 Welbeck Way, London, W1G 9YL

Tel: +44 (0) 207 725 6900 
Fax: +44 (0) 207 725 6979
 Website: www.orcap.co.uk

E-mail: information@orcap.co.uk


Oracle Capital Group is an independent multi-family office, dedicated to providing personalised services to high net worth individuals and their families



Pushkin House

Address: 5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA

Tel: +44 (0)20 7269 9770
 Fax: +44 (0)20 3116 0151
 Website: www.pushkinhouse.org

Contact: Ursula Woolley, Executive Director
Email: info@pushkinhouse.org.uk


Pushkin House has been established to serve as a home and dedicated showcase for Russian culture in London, a focus for Anglo-Russian cultural exchange, a provider of education and information on Russian language and culture, a resource and networking centre for individuals and institutions.




Address: 37 Kensington High Street, London W8 5ED UK

Tel: +44 (0)20 7937 3355 
Fax: +44 (0)20 7937 3334

Website: http://gbr.rs.gov.ru/en


Our activities are based on cooperation with the Russian Community Council UK; Pushkin House  –  London’s Russian Cultural Centre; the Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies; the Scotland-Russia Institute, an Edinburgh-based Russian cultural centre; the Association of Russian Cultural and Educational Organizations in the UK; Russian language centres; Russian societies in English and Scottish cities; and the Soviet War Memorial Trust Fund. Together with non-governmental organizations, Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in London organizes various events such as seminars, conferences, round-table discussions, exhibitions and competitions.



Russia Local Ltd

Address: Office 36, 88-90 Hatton Garden, London, EC1N 8PN

Тel: +44 (0) 207 1933 573

Email: info@russialocal.co.uk

Website: www.russialocal.co.uk


Russian language tuition, translation and marketing.

Russia Local Ltd. provides a range of tailored services to ensure the smooth development and expansion of your business in Russia. We are here to advise you on cultural and behavioural differences, security aspects, entertainment, the business environment and much, much more. We have an in-depth knowledge of the country, the people, their mentality and business code.

We can provide support through marketing advice, tuition, language training as well as translation and other services. We have a wide range of partners in Russia who are only too happy to help.



Russian revels

Email: mail@russianrevels.co.uk

Website: www.russianrevels.co.uk



Russians in the City

Website: www.russiansinthecity.eu



Russiky Mir Foundation

Address: Mosfilmovskaya Ulitsa 40, Moscow, Russia 119285

Tel: +7 (495) 981-5680 
Fax: +7 (495) 980-2560

Website: www.russkiymir.ru


The Foundation is a joint project of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education and Science and supported by both public and private funds. The Russkiy Mir Foundation is headed by Vyacheslav Nikonov, Dean of History and Political Science at the International University in Moscow and founder of the Polity Foundation. The Foundation’s Board of Trustees consists of prominent Russian academics, cultural figures, and distinguished civil servants, and is chaired by Lyudmila Verbitskaya, Rector of St. Petersburg State University and Chair of the International Association of Russian Language and Literature Teachers (MAPRYAL).



Russian Bookshop at Waterstones

Address: 203-206 Piccadilly, W1J 9LE

Tel: +44 (0)843 290 8549
 Website: www.waterstones.com


The Russian Bookshop at Waterstones stocks nearly 5,000 Russian language titles as well as Russian books in translation, covering areas such as History, Art, Poetry, Fiction, Biography and Children’s. The Russian language titles stocked have been sourced direct from Russia with the assistance of Boris Kupriyanov, owner of Moscow’s Falanster, Falanster and Tciolkovskiy bookshops. The shop has dedicated, Russian-speaking booksellers and follows normal Piccadilly trading hours.



SCRSS (Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies)

Address: 320 Brixton Road, London SW9 6AB

Tel: +44 (0)20 7274 2282 
Fax: +44 (0)20 7274 3230

Email: ruslibrary@scrss.org.uk
 Website: www.scrss.org.uk


The Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies (SCRSS) aims to promote knowledge of the culture, language and history of Russia and the former Soviet Union through its activities and unique library and archive. The SCRSS is a small, self-funding membership organisation. The Society adheres to its founding aims of promoting co-operation between the peoples of the UK and Russia. It continues to preserve and provide access to its library and archive, it publishes a journal SCRSS Information Digest, and organises activities from film shows and lectures to exhibitions to seminars. The Society became a registered charity in May 2004.



Russo-British Chamber of Commerce

Address: 11 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 1RB

Tel: 0207 931 6455 
Fax: 0207 233 9736

email: infolondon@rbcc.com

Website: http://www.rbcc.com


RBCC is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee that has worked to promote trade and cooperation between the UK and Russia since 1916, helping companies in both countries to find trading partners and representing the interests of its member companies of all sizes.The Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (RBCC) promotes, facilitates and supports business between Russia and the UK.  It is independent of government in both countries and is funded by membership fees and event and publication sponsorship. RBCC aims to be the first point of contact for Russian companies wanting to do business in the UK and for British companies wanting to do business in Russia.



Russian-British Cultural Association

Address: 5 Quayside Lodge, William Morris Way, London, SW6 2UZ

T: +44 (0)20 7183 2560
 F: +44 (0)20 7183 2561

Website: http://www.rbca.info/


The Russian-British Cultural Association is a non-commercial organisation that aims to foster active cultural exchange between Russia and the UK. RBCA activities include the promotion of unique Russian cultural experiences to the British public and the fostering of an active cultural exchange between the two countries. Established in 2002, RBCA has vast experience in organizing high-scale events in Russia and the UK, ranging from intimate receptions and private views to huge public festivals.

In its eleven-year history, the RBCA has donated around $5 million towards various charitable initiatives, including the reconstruction of the Russian Orthodox Cathedral in London.



RussianUK Magazine

Address: RussianUK.com, Premier House, 112 Station Road, Edgware HA8 7BJ

Telephone: 020 8445 6465 
E-mail: magazine@russianuk.com 
E-mail: editor@russianuk.com
 E-mail: lcnews@russianuk.com

Website: http://www.russianuk.com


RussianUK quality A4 magazine is devoted entirely to the LIFE STYLE of the Russian community in the UK. It focuses on property, fashion, interior design, shopping, travel, leisure, eating out, health and beauty, investment opportunities abroad etc. RussianUK prides itself on publishing exclusive interviews with famous Russians living in or visiting the UK.